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Tulsa To Host REDCREST in 2021

April 14, 2020 (Tulsa, Okla.)  Major League Fishing (MLF) announced that Tulsa, Oklahoma and Grand Lake O’ The Cherokees will host REDCREST 2021, the Bass Pro Tour Championship on February 23 – 27, 2021.

DeFoe records 18 catches in the third period to win $100,000

March 18, 2020 (Lake Athens, Texas) Major League Fishing (MLF) Pro Ott DeFoe charged from behind with 18 catches in the third period to win $100,000 and the Bass Pro Tour General Tire Stage Three presented by TrueTimber Title.

Hank Cherry Dominates At 50th Bassmaster Classic


BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Across the country, there are thousands of ultra-talented bass anglers who would have loved to compete in this week’s 50th Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic presented by Huk.

Powroznik wins Okeechobee!

February 26, 2020 (Okeechobee, Fla.) Jacob Powroznik rose to the top of the leaderboard by catching half his day’s fish in the final Period to win. The Virginia-native tallied 49 pounds, 11 ounces to beat his closest competitor by 11 pounds, six ounces and win $100,000.

Wheeler Wins Big on Eufaula!

February 12, 2020 (Eufaula, Ala.) Team Toyota pro Jacob Wheeler won the Bass Pro Tour B&W Hitches Stage One presented by Power-Pole with 24 bass weighing in at 68 pounds, the highest one-day total for the week.

Cox Goes Wire-to-Wire to Win Pro Circuit at Sam Rayburn

B.A.S.S. Announces 2020 Elite Series Field

2020 Elite Series

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — After a 2019 Bassmaster Elite Series season that was widely regarded as one of the best ever, the entire field has decided to come back for an encore.

Upshaw Wins Costa Championship

BURNSIDE, Ky. (Nov. 2, 2019) – Strike King pro Andrew Upshaw of Tulsa, Oklahoma, brought a five-bass limit to the stage weighing 12 pounds, 15 ounces, Saturday to claim the title of 2019 FLW Series Champion at the Costa FLW Series Championship on Lake Cumberland.

New Professional Fishing League Launching 2021

National Professional Fishing League

The National Professional Fishing League ownership group is proud to announce the launch
of a new angler centric tour in March of 2021. “THE NATIONAL PROFESSIONAL FISHING
LEAGUE”. Our focus is to bring simplicity back to professional bass fishing. One lake, 125


TULSA, Okla. (Oct. 10, 2019) - Major League Fishing (MLF) announced today that it has reached an agreement to acquire Fishing League Worldwide (FLW), the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization.

KVD makes a move to Lew's

Whether in business or in life, the chance for a new beginning is very rare. It’s even more uncommon that you get that chance with a group you already know and trust. For the greatest tournament angler in the history of our sport, that unique position is a reality.

Jocumsen Wins Bassmaster Elite Series On Tenkiller

Carl Jocumsen Lake Tenkiller

Australian Pro Jocumsen Scores Bassmaster Elite Series Victory On Tenkiller

Evers Runs Away with REDCREST on Mississippi River

LA CROSSE, Wis. (Aug. 25, 2019) - Before the start of the REDCREST Presented by Venmo, there may have been a debate about who is currently the most feared angler on tour. But now there's no doubt.

Hartman comes back to take Cayuga!

UNION SPRINGS, N.Y. — On Sunday afternoon, for the second time in three tournaments, Jamie Hartman claimed a Bassmaster Elite Series victory.

Both were special. But he couldn’t deny this one meant just a little more.


HOT SPRINGS, Ark. (Aug. 11, 2019) – Pro Bryan Thrift of Shelby, North Carolina, brought a five-bass limit to the stage weighing 10 pounds, 13 ounces, Sunday to claim the title of FLW Cup Champion at the FLW Cup on Lake Hamilton.

Scanlon Wins it on Champlain


The Hammer gets it done at Guntersville!

Final-Day Comeback At Guntersville Gives Hartman First Elite Series Victory

SCOTTSBORO, Ala. — When Jamie Hartman burst onto the scene with the Bassmaster Elite Series in 2017, he seemed like a virtual lock to eventually hoist one of the trail’s coveted blue winner’s trophies.

Wheeler Rolls to First Bass Pro Tour Win on Table Rock

BRANSON, Mo. (June 5, 2019) - Jacob Wheeler has been in contention at several events this year, but one thing had eluded him: a Major League Fishing® (MLF) Bass Pro Tour win.
Until Wednesday.

Aaron Martens Rides Deep Drop-Shot to Win at Table Rock



DAYTON, Tenn. (May 5, 2019) – Berkley pro John Cox of DeBary, Florida, won $100,000 at the FLW Tour at Lake Chickamauga presented by Evinrude Sunday with a four-day total of 83 pounds, 9 ounces. The victory was the fourth FLW Tour win of Cox’s career – moving him to a tie at No.

Rojas wins Stage 5 on Smith Lake.

CULLMAN, Ala. (May 5, 2019) - It's an age-old question in competitive bass fishing: pattern or location? If you ask Major League Fishing® (MLF) pro Dean Rojas this week, he'll come down firmly on the side of "location". 


Missouri Pro Earns First Career Tour Victory, Wins $125,000


DeFoe Slams Door On Hometown Bassmaster Classic Victory

Ott Defoe Bassmaster Classic

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — For decades, it seemed almost impossible for an angler to win the GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by DICK’S Sporting Goods in his home state.

Now it’s happened four times in six years.



Smith Lake – The Destination for Bass Pro Tour Stage Five

TULSA, Okla. (Feb. 20, 2019) – Major League Fishing® (MLF) announced today that Cullman, Alabama, and nearby popular bass fishery Lewis Smith Lake will serve as the setting for Stage Five of the 2019 MLF Bass Pro Tour, April 30 – May 5.