Anglers pick walk-out songs for Forrest Wood Cup

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The Forrest Wood Cup is August 4-7 at Wheeler Lake and the Von Braun Center. (Image: FLW)

Courtesy FLWfishing.com

HUNTSVILLE, Ala. — It’s almost like the Super Bowl where teams pick their walk-out music to pump up the crowd and earn their title — except it’s the Forrest Wood Cup for bass fishermen. Instead of the Vince Lombardi trophy, their prize is $300,000 cash.

Anglers at the Forrest Wood Cup, held August 4-7 at Wheeler Lake and the Von Braun Center, get to choose their walk-up music for weigh-ins at the tournament. Each day’s weigh-in is at 5 p.m. at the Von Braun Center’s Propst Arena.

Some of this year’s choices include God’s Gonna Cut You Down by Johnny Cash, the Star Wars theme song,  Five Finger Death Punch’s Mama Said Knock You Out and God Blessed Texas by Little Texas.

No Alabama event would be complete without Lynyrd Skynyrd’s Sweet Home Alabama, too.

Here is the full list of each fisherman’s song selection:

  • Hampton Anderson – Ghetto Cowboy, Bone Thugs-N-Harmony
  • Matt Arey – I’m Shipping up to Boston, Dropkick Murphys
  • Todd Auten – Buy Me a Boat, Chris Janson
  • David Barnes Sr. – Gonna Fly Now (the Rocky theme song)
  • Stetson Blaylock – God’s Not Dead, Newsboys
  • Greg Bohannan – We Will Rock You, Queen
  • Terry Bolton – Panama, Van Halen
  • Denny Brauer – Troubadour, George Strait
  • Scott Canterbury – Hammerdown, Ted Nugent
  • Bill Chapman – Lights Come On, Jason Aldean
  • Brandon Cobb – God’s Gonna Cut You Down, Johnny Cash
  • John Cox – Hail to the King, Avenged Sevenfold
  • David Dudley – Oceans, Hillsong United
  • Shinichi Fukae – Happy, Pharrell Williams
  • Jeff Gustafson – Don’t Stop Believin’, Journey
  • Ray Hanselman – Bread and Water, Ryan Bingham
  • Jeff Hippert – Enter Sandman, Metallica
  • Brian Holder – Thunderstruck, AC/DC
  • Jamie Horton – Country Must be Country Wide, Brantley Gilbert
  • Chris Johnston – Just Gettin’ Started, Jason Aldean
  • Cory Johnston – Here Comes the Thunder, Tim Hicks
  • Jay Kendrick – Crazy Train, Ozzy Osbourne
  • JT Kenney – Mama Said Knock You Out, Five Finger Death Punch
  • Brad Knight – Bring Em Out, T.I.
  • Jeremy Lawyer – Long Hot Summer Day, Turnpike Troubadours
  • Shane LeHew – Take it Outside, Brantley Gilbert
  • Scott Martin – Turn Down for What, DJ Snake and Lil Jon
  • Brandon McMillan – I’m to Blame, Kip Moore
  • Cody Meyer – Harvester of Sorrow, Metallica
  • Dan Morehead – This is How We Roll, Florida Georgia Line
  • Andy Morgan – A Country Boy Can Survive, Hank Williams Jr.
  • Troy Morrow – Star Wars theme song, John Williams
  • Michael Neal – Tennessee River Run, Darryl Worley
  • Brandon Perkins – I Don’t Get Tired (#IDGT), Kevin Gates
  • Nick Prvonozac – Centuries, Fall Out Boy
  • Clark Reehm – Pro Shop, Bass Uptopia and Mike Morazzini
  • Jimmy Reese – Hall of Fame, The Script (feat. will.i.am)
  • Darrel Robertson – Big Green Tractor, Jason Aldean
  • Mark Rose – Huntin’, Fishin’ and Lovin’ Every Day, Luke Bryan
  • Bryan Schmitt – Mama Said Knock You Out, LL Cool J
  • Jeff Sprague – Hold On, Wilson Phillips
  • Wesley Strader – State I’m In, NEEDTOBREATHE
  • Tyler Suddarth – Born This Way, Thousand Foot Krutch
  • Scott Suggs – Huntin’, Fishin’ and Lovin’ Every Day, Luke Bryan
  • Bryan Thrift – Smoke on the Water, Deep Purple
  • Jim Tutt – Barracuda, Heart
  • Joseph Webster – Sweet Home Alabama, Lynyrd Skynyrd
  • Clark Wendlandt – God Blessed Texas, Little Texas
  • Charlie Weyer – Kickstart My Heart, Mötley Crüe
  • Jacob Wheeler – Remember the Name, Fort Minor