MLF Kids Fishing Event Friday with Boys & Girls Clubs Cancelled Due to Weather,
Tournament Shifts Start Times
IF YOU ARE KEEPING UP WITH THE MLF TOURNAMENT HERE IS AN IMPORTANT UPDATE!
Major League Fishing‘s kids fishing event for youth from the Boys & Girls Clubs of North Louisiana today, Feb. 4, has been cancelled due to inclement weather. The remaining two days of the Major League Fishing Festival, Feb. 5-6, and the North Delta Boat & Outdoor Show, Feb. 4-6, will remain unchanged.
Tournament officials have shifted the six-day B&W Trailer Hitches Stage One Presented by Power-Pole tournament hours one hour later, at request from the MLF Angler Representative Board.
In the four-day opening Qualifying Rounds, anglers will compete on Lake D’Arbonne and now launch at 8:30 a.m. from the Lake D’Arbonne State Park, located at 3628 Evergreen Road in Farmerville, Louisiana. The Knockout Round will take place on Caney Creek Reservoir, where anglers will launch at 8:30 a.m. from the Caney Creek Hooks Marina, located at 400 Spillway Road in Chatham, Louisiana. For the final day Championship Round, the final 10 anglers will compete on Bussey Brake, launching at 8:30 a.m. from Bonner Ferry Road, five miles northwest of Bastrop off of Hwy 593. Each day’s General Tire Takeout will be held at the respective launch ramps, now beginning at 5:30 p.m. Fans are welcome to attend all takeoff and takeout ceremonies and also encouraged to follow the event online throughout the day on the MLF NOW!® live stream and SCORETRACKER® coverage at MajorLeagueFishing.com.
The Major League Fishing Festival (www.majorleaguefishing.com/monroe) is a FREE, family-friendly event taking place Saturday and Sunday at the Monroe Civic Center in conjunction with the North Delta Boat & Outdoor Show. The festival will feature a wide-range of acitivities including live music; the MLF Pick ‘Til Win Game with the top prize of a Toyota Ruck or a 70-inch Smart TV; appearances by pro anglers and the PAW Patrol; and the Kids Fishing Pond. At the end of the festival, MLF will donate the fish from the fish pond to the Food Bank of Northeast Louisiana through the Hunters for the Hungry program.
(MLF) is set to kick-off the fourth season of the MLF Bass Pro Tour, the most competitive circuit in professional fishing, in the Monroe and West Monroe, Louisiana, this week, Feb. 5-10, with the first regular-season tournament of the 2022 season – the B&W Trailer Hitches Stage One Presented by Power-Pole.
Hosted by Discover Monroe-West Monroe, the six-day event will showcase 80 of the best professional anglers in the world, including bass-fishing superstars like Kevin VanDam, Ott DeFoe, Jacob Wheeler, and Louisiana pros Gerald Spohrer of Gonzales and Cliff Crochet of Pierre Part, fishing for a purse of more than $805,000
The MLF NOW!® broadcast team of Chad McKee, Marty Stone and J.T. Kenney will break down the extended action on all six days of competition from 8:45 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. CT. MLF NOW!® will be live streamed on MajorLeagueFishing.com and the MyOutdoorTV (MOTV) app.
For complete details and updated information on Major League Fishing and the Bass Pro Tour, 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, 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.