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Major League Fishing’s Bass Pro Tour Season Three Set to Premiere Saturday on Discovery Channel

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 26 mins ago by Keith Worrall 

Modified Jul 1st, 2021 at 9:50 AM

REDCREST 2021 Episodes to Kick off Third Season of Major League Fishing, New Episode Premieres at 7 a.m. ET Every Saturday Through Mid-November

TULSA, Okla. (July 1, 2021) – The third season of Major League Fishing’s (MLF) Bass Pro Tour is set to premiere this Saturday, July 3, at 7 a.m. ET with a two-hour episode on the Discovery Channel.

The 2021 MLF Bass Pro Tour showcases a field of 76 of the top professional anglers in the world – joined at each event by 4 pros that qualify from the MLF Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit – competing across seven regular-season tournaments around the country, competing for millions of dollars in prize money and valuable points to qualify for the annual Heavy Hitters all-star event and the REDCREST 2022 championship.

The first two-hour episode of Major League Fishing premiering Saturday will showcase the Knockout Rounds from REDCREST 2021 at Lake Eufaula, the Bass Pro Tour Championship. Each week a new episode will premiere on Discovery Channel, through mid-November. With nearly 1,300 combined hours of television coverage in 2020, MLF accounted for a staggering 80% of all viewership of professional bass fishing programming, with programming on CBS Sports, the Discovery Channel, the Outdoor Channel, the Sportsman Channel and the World Fishing Network.

The complete air schedule for the 2021 Episode Premieres of the Bass Pro Tour on the Discovery Channel is:

– July 3 REDCREST 2021 Presented by Old Wisconsin Sausage on Lake Eufaula Knockout Rounds
– July 10 REDCREST 2021 Presented by Old Wisconsin Sausage on Lake Eufaula Championship Round
– July 17 General Tire Heavy Hitters Presented by Bass Pro Shops 2021 in Raleigh, N.C. Qualifying Round Group A – Day 1
– July 24 General Tire Heavy Hitters Presented by Bass Pro Shops 2021 in Raleigh, N.C. Qualifying Round Group B – Day 1
– July 31 General Tire Heavy Hitters Presented by Bass Pro Shops 2021 in Raleigh, N.C. Qualifying Round Group A – Day 2
– Aug. 7 General Tire Heavy Hitters Presented by Bass Pro Shops 2021 in Raleigh, N.C. Qualifying Round Group B – Day 2
– Aug. 14 General Tire Heavy Hitters Presented by Bass Pro Shops 2021 in Raleigh, N.C. Knockout Round
– Aug. 21 General Tire Heavy Hitters Presented by Bass Pro Shops 2021 in Raleigh, N.C. Championship Round
– Aug. 28 Toro Stage One at Sam Rayburn Reservoir Presented by Power-Pole Knockout Round
– Sept. 4 Toro Stage One at Sam Rayburn Reservoir Presented by Power-Pole Championship Round
– Sept. 11 Berkley Stage Two at Lake Travis Presented by Mercury Knockout Round
– Sept. 18 Berkley Stage Two at Lake Travis Presented by Mercury Championship Round
– Sept. 25 Favorite Fishing Stage Three at the Harris Chain of Lakes Presented by Bass Cat Boats Knockout Round
– Oct. 2 Favorite Fishing Stage Three at the Harris Chain of Lakes Presented by Bass Cat Boats Championship Round
– Oct. 9 B&W Trailer Hitches Stage Four at Lake Chickamauga Presented by ATG x Wrangler Knockout Round
– Oct. 16 B&W Trailer Hitches Stage Four at Lake Chickamauga Presented by ATG x Wrangler Championship Round
– Oct. 23 General Tire Stage Five at the St. Lawrence River Presented by Berkley Knockout Round
– Oct. 30 General Tire Stage Five at the St. Lawrence River Presented by Berkley Championship Round
– Nov. 6 Bass Pro Tour Stage Six at Lake Champlain Championship Round
– Nov. 13 Carparts.com Stage Seven at Lake St. Clair Presented by Covercraft Championship Round

The full television schedule can be found at MajorLeagueFishing.com.

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
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, the Sportsman Channel 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 acquired FLW and rebranded it as MLF BIG5, which expanded its portfolio of catch, weigh and immediate 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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