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2024 Abu Garcia College Fishing presented by YETI

  • The winning club at the 2024 Abu Garcia College Fishing presented by YETI National Championship receives $43,500, including a $33,500 Phoenix 518 Pro powered by a 115 HP Mercury and $10,000. The winning team also advances to the 2024 Toyota Series Championship to compete as pros for a shot at winning as much as $235,000, including a $35,000 MLF Phoenix Bonus. The highest finishing team member at the Toyota Series Championship advances to REDCREST 2025 to compete against the world’s top pros for $300,000.
  • The second-place club at the 2024 College Fishing National Championship receives a $33,500 Phoenix 518 Pro powered by a 115 HP Mercury. The team also advances to the 2024 Toyota Series Championship to compete as pros.
  • The third-place club at the 2024 National Championship receives $4,000, and the team advances to the 2024 Toyota Series Championship as co-anglers for a shot at winning a $33,500 Phoenix 518 Pro powered by a 115 HP Mercury.
  • Every team in the top 10 at the 2024 National Championship receives at least $1,000. 
  • School of the Year receives $10,000 from QuikTrip. 
  • Live weigh-in coverage at every tournament.
  • National television coverage of the National Championship on CBS Sports.
  • Qualify for MLF College Faceoffs held in conjunction with select Abu Garcia College Fishing tournaments and compete using the catch-weigh-immediate release format. Visit MajorLeagueFishing.com for details.
  • Earn priority entry into the Toyota Series. 
  • Win lucrative contingency bonuses from Abu Garcia College Fishing sponsors, visit MajorLeagueFishing.com for details.
  • Enter at MajorLeagueFishing.com or by calling 270.252.1000. The entry fee is $100 per team, per tournament for teams entering prior to onsite check-in. The onsite entry fee is $150 per team.

Schedule

Friday
Jan. 5
Harris Chain of Lakes: Venetian Gardens - Ski Beach | Leesburg, FL
No guides or purchasing information after Dec. 25, 2023
Friday
March 8
Clear Lake: Konocti Vista Casino Resort & Marina | Lakeport, CA
No guides or purchasing information after Feb 26, 2024
Friday
April 5
Table Rock Lake: Table Rock State Park Marina | Branson, MO
No guides or purchasing information after Mar 25, 2024
Friday
April 26
Lake Guntersville: Guntersville Civitan Park | Guntersville, AL
No guides or purchasing information after Apr 15, 2024
Sunday
May 5
Lake Havasu: Lake Havasu State Park - Windsor Beach | Lake Havasu City, AZ
No guides or purchasing information after Apr 24, 2024
Saturday
June 8
California Delta: Big Break Marina | Oakley, CA
No guides or purchasing information after May 28, 2024
Sunday
Aug. 25
St. Lawrence River: Massena Intake Boat Launch | Massena, NY
No guides or purchasing information after Aug 14, 2024
Friday
Sept. 27
Sam Rayburn Reservoir: Umphrey Family Pavilion | Brookeland, TX
No guides or purchasing information after Sep 16, 2024
Friday
Oct. 18
Lake Chickamauga: Dayton Boat Dock | Dayton, TN
No guides or purchasing information after Oct 7, 2024

Abu Garcia College Fishing presented by YETI National Championship

Tuesday - Thursday
Jan. 9-11
Lake Toho: Big Toho Marina | Kissimmee, FL
No guides or purchasing information after Dec 24, 2023
Off-limits: Dec 25, 2023 – Jan 6, 2024
Practice: Jan 7 sunrise to sunset & Jan 8 sunrise to 3 p.m.
Hosted by Kissimmee Sports Commission

Payouts

Qualifiers

PlaceClub
1$2,000
2$1,000
3$700
4$600
5$500

Top 12 percent of teams advance to the 2024 National Championship.

A tournament must have at least 100 boats for cash awards and points to be active.

2024 Abu Garcia College Fishing Presented by YETI National Championship – No Entry Fee

(Top 12 percent of teams from each 2023 Qualifier)

Place Club + Anglers
1$43,500 - Includes a $33,500 Phoenix 518 Pro with 115 HP Mercury and $10,000 + 2024 Toyota Series Championship as pros and REDCREST 2025 for the highest-finishing team member at the Toyota Series Championship
2$33,500 - Includes a Phoenix 518 Pro with 115 HP Mercury + 2024 Toyota Series Championship as pros
3$4,000 + 2024 Toyota Series Championship as co-anglers
4$3,000
5$2,000
6-10$1,000

Visit MajorLeagueFishing.com for contingency award details.

Contact

For questions about tournament registration or membership, please contact:

MLF Customer Service

270-252-1000 or [email protected]

Office Hours: 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. CT. E-mails will be answered during normal business hours.

For questions about College Fishing tournaments, please contact:

Kevin Hunt

270-205-5155 or [email protected]

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