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MLF Announces Schedules For 2024 Abu Garcia College Fishing And High School Fishing Programs

Benton, KY– Major League Fishing (MLF), the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, announced the schedules for the 2024 Abu Garcia College Fishing Presented by YETI season and the High School Fishing season, with each circuit providing numerous prizes, scholarships and advancement opportunities for qualified teams.

“As we make our offseason preparations for the 16th season of College Fishing and 14th season of High School Fishing, we are excited to release the very competitive 2024 College Fishing and High School Fishing schedules,” said Kevin Hunt, MLF Senior Director of Tournament Operations, College and High School Fishing. “It has been so exciting and rewarding to see the level of competition increase every year. These circuits, while challenging, are a fantastic way to provide student anglers the opportunity to compete on the water for scholarships and prizes. We can’t wait to kick off the season in early January down in Florida.”

In 2024, MLF Abu Garcia College Fishing teams can compete in up to nine qualifying tournaments around the country. The top 12% of teams from each event will advance to the 2025 College Fishing National Championship.

The 2024 MLF High School Fishing circuit will feature teams competing in seven open tournaments, with the majority held in conjunction with Abu Garcia College Fishing events to allow students and parents to network with prospective college teams and coaches during college weigh-ins. MLF High School Fishing Opens are two-person (team) events for students in grades 7-12, and open to any Student Angler Federation (SAF)-affiliated high school club in the United States. The top 10% of teams in each tournament advance to the High School Fishing National Championship.

2024 MLF Abu Garcia College Fishing Presented by YETI Schedule:
Jan. 5                   Harris Chain of Lakes                                                    Leesburg, Fla.
Jan. 9-11              NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP at Lake Toho                 Kissimmee, Fla.
March 8               Clear Lake                                                                       Lakeport, Calif.
April 5                  Table Rock Lake                                                             Branson, Mo.
April 26                Lake Guntersville                                                          Guntersville, Ala.
May 5                   Lake Havasu                                                                   Lake Havasu City, Ariz.
June 8                  California Delta                                                              Oakley, Calif..
Aug. 25                St. Lawrence River                                                         Massena, N.Y.
Sept. 27               Sam Rayburn Reservoir                                                Brookeland, Texas
Oct. 18                 Lake Chickamauga                                                        Dayton, Tenn.
 

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2024 MLF High School Fishing Opens Schedule:
Jan. 6                   Harris Chain of Lakes                                                   Leesburg, Fla.
April 6                  Table Rock Lake                                                            Branson, Mo.
April 27                Lake Guntersville                                                         Guntersville, Ala.
May 5                   Lake Havasu                                                                  Lake Havasu City, Ariz.
June 8                  California Delta                                                            Oakley, Calif.
June 19 -21         NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIP at Lake Hartwell         Anderson, S.C.
Sept. 28               Sam Rayburn Reservoir                                              Brookeland, Texas
Oct. 19                 Lake Chickamauga                                                       Dayton, Tenn.

Complete rules and entry dates for both the 2024 MLF Abu Garcia College Fishing Presented by YETI and MLF High School Fishing programs will be announced later this fall.

For complete details and updated tournament information, visit MajorLeagueFishing.com. For regular College and High School Fishing updates, photos, tournament news and more, follow MLF’s social media outlets at FacebookInstagram, and YouTube.

About Major League Fishing

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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