MLF Bass Pro Tour Debut on Discovery Channel This Saturday
Oct 2nd, 2019 by Keith Worrall
Modified Oct 2nd, 2019 at 12:36 PM
Major League Fishing Bass Pro Tour Debuts on Discovery on Saturday, October 5
Thursday, September 26, 2019 (Tulsa, Okla.) Major League Fishing (MLF), the purest form of competitive bass fishing, announced today the premiere of the Bass Pro Tour on the Discovery Channel debuting Saturday, October 5 (7:00-9:00am ET).
MLF Bass Pro Tour features 13, two-hour episodes covering the final day of competition during each of the eight stages and all five days of the Tour championship, REDCREST presented by Venmo. This top-level, competitive circuit brings together all 80 MLF anglers, including Kevin VanDam, Brandon Palaniuk, Edwin Evers, Jacob Wheeler, Jordan Lee, Ott DeFoe, and Aaron Martens, to name a few, who compete over four days culminating in a final championship field of ten.
Major League Fishing Bass Pro Tour on Discovery focuses on the athletes and stories on that final day. The action unfolds through the catch, weigh, release format in which every fish, weighing at least 16 ounces, counts and culminates to a three-period, oneday weight total. Using SCORETRACKER LIVE™ fans and anglers alike keep track of the changing field as each fish changes the leader board in real time until time runs out at the end of Period 3. Viewers can follow the Inaugural Bass Pro Tour season every
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Saturday morning 7:00-9:00am ET through December 28, 2019, when the REDCREST Champion takes the Tour title.
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 ondemand on MyOutdoorTV (MOTV). New for 2019, the Bass Pro Tour consists of eight events and a championship streamed live onwww.MajorLeagueFishing.com and MOTV. MLF uses the entertaining and conservation-friendly catch, weigh and immediaterelease format where every scorable bass counts and the winner is the angler with the highest cumulative weight.
For more information on the league and anglers, visit www.majorleaguefishing.com and follow MLF on Twitter, Instagram and Facebook.
For more in-depth coverage, see Game & Fish magazine, the official publication of MLF.