La Crosse's Monsoor hopes to continue move up FLW ladder

GILBERTSVILLE, KY - La Crosse's Tom Monsoor tries to move up in the standings on the FLW Tour again this week.
The veteran La Crosse bass pro was in 100th place with 427 points entering FLW Tour Qualifier in Jasper, AL, in late April. Monsoor finished in 60th place and won $8,800. He is now in 84th place with 568 points entering this week's FLW Tour Qualifier in Gilbertsville, KY.
Mark Rose of West Memphis, AR, is atop the standings with 878 points.
Monsoor finished 59th in the FLW Tour Qualifier on Lake Lanier in Gainesville GA, on March 8, earning $10,000. His other finishes this season were 91st, 155th and 73rd.
Monsoor has won close to $900,000 in 15 years on the FLW circuit.
The tournament field, consisting of 186 top pros from around the world, plus another 186 co-anglers fish Thursday and Friday with the winner of the Co-Angler Division crowned late Friday. The pro field is cut to the top 30 for Saturday's semifinal round with the top 10 pros advancing to Sunday's championship round finale.