Major League Fishing Toyota Heavy Hitters Special presented by Venmo to Air Sunday on CBS

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 Dec 12th, 2020 by Keith Worrall 

Modified Dec 12th, 2020 at 6:32 AM

WHAT: The Major League Fishing Toyota Heavy Hitters Special presented by Venmo, filmed on the Kissimmee Chain of Lakes in Central Florida, will premiere nationwide Sunday on CBS. The program will showcase 80 of the top bass anglers in the world from the Bass Pro Tour competing across six days to catch the biggest bass each day for a piece of the $745,000 purse and the $100,000 top prize awarded to the biggest bass caught on the final day.

WHEN: Airing on Sunday, Dec. 13, 2020, from 3-4 p.m EST or 5-6 p.m. EST (Check local listings)


NOTES: Originally scheduled for May 16-20, 2020, as an All-Star event, Toyota Heavy Hitters Presented by Venmo was filmed on Lake Tohopekaliga (Toho) and the Kissimmee Chain June 7-12, due to the mid-season pause from COVID-19.

The event featured all 80 MLF pros in a traditional six-day, Bass Pro Tour tournament format competing for a $745,000 purse, including a $100,000 check for the single biggest bass caught on Championship Day.

Sunday’s episode will showcase the highlights from each day of the event, including four anglers being awarded a total of $200,000 for catching the largest fish in each round, multiple anglers entering the water, and a thrilling final-day shootout between two of the top anglers in the sport – Jordan Lee and Bryan Thrift.

For complete details and updated information visit MajorLeagueFishing.com. For regular updates, photos, tournament news and more, follow MLF’s social media outlets at Facebook, Twitter, Instagram , and YouTube.

About Major League Fishing
Founded in 2011, Major League Fishing (MLF) brings the high-intensity sport of competitive bass fishing into America’s living rooms on Outdoor Channel, Discovery, CBS, CBS Sports Network, World Fishing Network, Sportsman Channel, and on-demand on MyOutdoorTV (MOTV). According to Nielsen ratings, Major League Fishing remains the number one series on Outdoor Channel for five years and MLF premiered as the number one outdoor show in their time slot on Discovery in 2019.

In 2019 MLF acquired FLW, which expands their portfolio to include the world’s largest grassroots-fishing organization, including the strongest five-biggest-fish format professional bass fishing tour, the Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit, as well as the Toyota Series, Phoenix Bass Fishing League presented by T-H Marine, Abu Garcia College Fishing presented by YETI, and High School Fishing presented by Favorite Fishing.

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