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Abu Garcia College Fishing National Championship And Phoenix Bass Fishing League All-American Events To Premiere Saturday On CBS Sports

WHAT: The 2023 Abu Garcia College Fishing Presented by YETI National Championship at Lake Toho Presented by Lowrance and the 2023 Phoenix Bass Fishing League All-American Championship at Lake Hartwell Presented by T-H Marine will premiere back-to-back nationwide this Saturday morning on CBS Sports Network. 

WHEN: Saturday, Dec. 23, 2023, from 9-11 a.m. ET

  • Abu Garcia College Fishing Presented by YETI National Championship at Lake Toho Presented by Lowrance: 9-10 a.m. ET
  • Phoenix Bass Fishing League All-American Championship at Lake Hartwell Presented by T-H Marine: 10-11 a.m. ET

WHERE: CBS Sports Network

NOTES: The 15th annual College Fishing National Championship, filmed earlier this year in Kissimmee, Florida and hosted by Experience Kissimmee , featured 198 teams representing 82 colleges across the nation – a record-breaking number of teams for the MLF College Fishing National Championship. Teams competed for a $43,500 prize package, including a new Phoenix 518 Pro bass boat with a 115-horsepower Mercury outboard plus $10,000, as well as the opportunity to advance to the 2023 Toyota Series Championship to compete for a top prize of up to $235,000.

The 40th annual Phoenix Bass Fishing League All-American Championship Presented by T-H Marine, hosted by Visit Oconee SC , was filmed in June of 2023 in Seneca, South Carolina, and showcased the nation’s best weekend grassroots anglers. The All-American Champion boater earned a top prize of up to $120,000, and an automatic qualification into REDCREST 2024.

Proud sponsors of the 2023 Abu Garcia College Fishing Presented by YETI and the 2023 Phoenix Bass Fishing League Presented by T-H Marine circuits include: 13 Fishing, Abu Garcia, B&W Trailer Hitches, Berkley, Black Rifle Coffee, E3, Epic Baits, Favorite Fishing, General Tire, Grundéns, Gill, Lew’s, Lowrance, Mercury, Mossy Oak, Mystik Lubricants, Onyx, Phoenix, Polaris, Power-Pole, Strike King, Tackle Warehouse, T-H Marine, Toyota, Wiley X and YETI.

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Major League Fishing (MLF) is the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, producing more than 250 events annually at some of the most prestigious fisheries in the world, while broadcasting to America’s living rooms on CBS, Discovery Channel, Outdoor Channel, CBS Sports Network, the World Fishing Network and on demand on MyOutdoorTV (MOTV). Headquartered in Benton, Kentucky, the MLF roster of bass anglers includes the world’s top pros and more than 30,000 competitors in all 50 states and 13 countries. Since its founding in 2011, MLF has advanced the sport of competitive fishing through its premier television broadcasts and livestreams and is dedicated to improving the quality of life for bass through research, education, fisheries enhancement and fish care.

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