MLF Announces Updated Event Schedule for 2021 Western Events
May 7th, 2021 by Keith Worrall
Modified May 7th, 2021 at 6:21 PM
MLF Announces Updated Schedule for 2021 Western Events
New Dates and Locations Confirmed for Toyota Series, Abu Garcia College Fishing and U.S. Army High School Fishing Events on California Delta and Lake Havasu
TULSA, Okla. (May 7, 2021) – Major League Fishing (MLF) announced today an updated schedule for the 2021 Toyota Series Western Division, along with the accompanying Abu Garcia College Fishing and U.S. Army High School Fishing Open events.
The first Western event of the season, the Toyota Series at the California Delta, will run as scheduled next week, May 13-15, with the accompanying Abu Garcia College Fishing Open taking place on May 15 and the U.S. Army High School Fishing Open Presented by Googan Baits taking place on May 16.
The second Toyota Series Western Division event of the season, originally set for earlier this year at Lake Shasta, has been rescheduled to August 3-5, and will now take place on the California Delta in Oakley, California. The coinciding College Fishing event will take place on Aug. 5 and the High School Fishing Open Presented by Googan Baits is set for Aug. 6.
The third and final Toyota Series Western Division event in 2021, originally set to take place on Clear Lake, Sept. 23-25, has been moved due to low water conditions on Clear Lake. The event, and the accompanying College Fishing and High School Fishing events will now take place at Lake Havasu, in Lake Havasu City, Arizona.
UPDATED 2021 Toyota Series Presented by A.R.E. Western Division Schedule:
May 13-15 California Delta Oakley, Calif.
Aug. 3-5 California Delta Oakley, Calif.
Sept. 23-25 Lake Havasu Lake Havasu City, Ariz.
UPDATED 2021 Abu Garcia College Fishing Presented by YETI Western Conference Schedule:
May 15 California Delta Oakley, Calif.
Aug. 5 California Delta Oakley, Calif.
Sept. 25 Lake Havasu Lake Havasu City, Ariz.
UPDATED 2021 U.S. Army High School Fishing Presented by Favorite Fishing Schedule:
May 16 California Delta Presented by Googan Baits Oakley, Calif.
Aug. 6 California Delta Presented by Googan Baits Oakley, Calif.
Sept. 26 Lake Havasu Presented by Googan Baits Lake Havasu City, Ariz.
The 2021 Toyota Series Presented by A.R.E. consists of six divisions – the Central Division Presented by Neat Companies, Northern, Plains, Southern, Southwestern and Western – each holding three regular-season events, along with the International division. Tournament winners and anglers who finish in the top 25 after three events in any of the six divisions qualify for the no-entry-fee Toyota Series Presented by A.R.E. Championship for a shot at winning $245,000 cash. Anglers may also qualify for the championship as one of the top 12 in the new virtual Wild Card division where anglers who fish four or more Toyota Series tournaments are ranked on their top three finishes.
Abu Garcia College Fishing presented by YETI teams compete in three regular-season qualifying tournaments in one of five conferences – Central, Northern, Southern, Southeastern and Western. Registration is accepted from any eligible college team from across the United States. The top ten teams from each division’s three regular-season tournaments and the top 20 teams from the annual Abu Garcia College Fishing Open advance to the following year’s Abu Garcia College Fishing presented by YETI National Championship.
U.S. Army High School Fishing presented by Favorite Fishing tournaments are two-person (team) events for students in grades 7-12 and are open to any Student Angler Federation-affiliated high school team in the United States. The top 10-percent of each High School Open, held prior to June 14, 2021, will qualify to compete at the 2021 U.S. Army High School Fishing presented by Favorite Fishing National Championship, held in conjunction with the High School Fishing World Finals June 30-July 3 on Lake Hartwell in Anderson, South Carolina.
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