MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--July 6, 2005--FLW Outdoors has
partnered with U.S. Bank to offer fishing enthusiasts the FLW Outdoors
Visa(R) Platinum Card, a customized credit card specifically designed
for the 55 million anglers in America.
The FLW Outdoors Visa Platinum Card depicts pro angler Kelly
Jordon hoisting one of his winning bass from the Wal-Mart FLW Tour's
season-opening event on Lake Okeechobee. Card holders enjoy great
benefits such as no annual fee and a special introductory interest
rates, while showing their support for the sport of competitive
Those who apply by July 31, 2005 will receive a $15 credit on
their first purchase by August 31, 2005. Additional rewards, such as
discounts on merchandise, and other great offers will be available in
the near future.
U.S. Bank has been a proud sponsor of FLW Outdoors for seven years
and is the exclusive banking partner of the largest and most
competitive tournament fishing organization in the United States. U.S.
Bank offers all of its account holders custom-designed FLW Outdoors
checks and checkbook cover, as well as other free products and
services. They also present all tournament winners with a jumbo-sized
U.S. Bank prize check to triumphantly hoist above their heads. Visit
usbank.com/flwoutdoors for more information.
Named after the legendary founder of Ranger Boats, Forrest L.
Wood, FLW Outdoors administers the Wal-Mart FLW Tour and seven other
national tournament circuits offering a combined $30 million in awards
through 214 events in 2005. The 27-year-old organization is the
purveyor of America's largest and most prestigious fishing
tournaments. Wal-Mart and many of America's most respected companies
support FLW Outdoors and its tournament trails. Wal-Mart has been the
title sponsor of FLW Outdoors since 1997. For more information about
FLW Outdoors, visit FLWOutdoors.com or call (270) 252-1000.
U.S. Bank is a subsidiary of U.S. Bancorp (NYSE:USB). With $198
billion in assets, U.S. Bancorp is the 6th largest financial holding
company in the United States. The company operates 2,377 banking
offices and 4,654 ATMs in 24 states, and provides a comprehensive line
of banking, brokerage, insurance, investment, mortgage, trust and
payment services products to consumers, businesses and institutions.
U.S. Bancorp is home of the Five Star Service Guarantee in which the
company pays customers if certain key banking benefits and services
are not met. Visit U.S. Bancorp on the web at usbank.com.
CONTACT: U.S. Bank
Teri Charest, 612-303-0732
Trisha Blake, 612-337-1899
SOURCE: U.S. Bank