MLF Wraps 16-Tournament Weekend with Impressive Numbers
May 4th, 2022 by Keith Worrall
Modified May 4th, 2022 at 8:52 PM
TULSA, Okla. (May 4, 2022) – Major League Fishing (MLF), the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, recently wrapped up one of the busiest weekends in the company’s history last weekend, April 28-May 1, with 16 unique MLF-sanctioned tournaments taking place around the country – a new MLF record for most tournaments ever held in a single week. From those 16 events came some eye-popping statistics.
Bass Pro Tour at Lake of the Ozarks, Osage Beach, Mo.
Toyota Series at Grand Lake O’ the Cherokees, Grove, Okla.
Toyota Series at Clear Lake, Clearlake, Calif.
Phoenix Bass Fishing League at Lake Guntersville, Guntersville, Ala.
Phoenix Bass Fishing League at Mississippi River – La Crosse, Wis.
Phoenix Bass Fishing League at Rough River Lake, Falls of Rough, Ky.
Phoenix Bass Fishing League at Kerr Lake, Henderson, N.C.
Phoenix Bass Fishing League at Lake Hartwell, Lavonia, Ga.
Phoenix Bass Fishing League at South Holston Reservoir, Bristol, Tenn.
Phoenix Bass Fishing League at Kerr Lake (Sunday), Henderson, N.C.
Abu Garcia College Fishing at Smith Mountain Lake, Huddleston, Va.
Abu Garcia College Fishing at Clear Lake, Clearlake, Calif.
High School Fishing at Smith Mountain Lake, Huddleston, Va.
High School Fishing at Clear Lake, Clearlake, Calif.
Kentucky High School Athletic Association – Region 1 at Lake Barkley, Kuttawa, Ky.
Kentucky High School Athletic Association – Region 2 at Lake Cumberland, Jamestown, Ky.
Total number of Unique MLF Anglers That Competed: 3,031
Total number of Fish Caught: 10,555
Number of Five-Fish Limits: 1,279
Total Weight: 25,663 Pounds, 5 Ounces
Total Tournament Payouts: $1,480,940.99
After the 16-tournament slate last weekend, MLF will showcase nine tournaments this upcoming weekend. So far in 2022, 84 tournaments have taken place and the season is 43% completed.
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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, the Discovery Channel, the Outdoor Channel, CBS Sports Network, the World Fishing Network, and on-demand on MyOutdoorTV (MOTV). Headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma, with offices 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. In 2019, MLF expanded its portfolio of catch, weigh, and immediately release events to include the sport’s strongest five-biggest-fish format tournament circuits. 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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