Abu Garcia College Fishing - Major League Fishing

Abu Garcia College Fishing Info

Additional Information

  • Both members of the winning team and the runner-up at the 2021 Abu Garcia College Fishing Presented by YETI National Championship Presented by Lowrance advance to the 2021 Toyota Series Championship to compete as pros for a shot at winning as much as $235,000, including a $35,000 MLF Phoenix Bonus.
  • Both members of the third-place team at the 2021 National Championship advance to the 2021 Toyota Series Championship as co-anglers for a shot at winning a $33,500 Phoenix 518 Pro with a 115 HP Mercury.
  • School of the Year titles in each conference and overall. 
  • Live weigh-in coverage at every tournament.
  • National television coverage of the National Championship on the Outdoor Channel, Sportsman Channel and World Fishing Network. 
  • Qualify for the MLF College Faceoffs Presented by Wiley X held in conjunction with select Abu Garcia College Fishing tournaments and compete using the catch-weigh-immediate release format.
  • Earn priority entry into the Toyota Series. 
  • Win lucrative contingency bonuses from Abu Garcia College Fishing sponsors.
  • Enter online or by calling 270-252-1000. The entry fee is $75 per team, per tournament for teams entering prior to onsite check-in. The onsite entry fee is $100 per team.

2021 Schedule

Abu Garcia College Fishing Open Schedule

Abu Garcia College Fishing OpenMar 30-31 Chickamauga: Dayton Boat Dock | Dayton, TN
No guides or purchasing information after Mar 19, 2021
Hosted by Fish Dayton – Rhea Economic & Tourism Council
Central ConferenceMar 26   Table Rock: Table Rock State Park Marina | Branson, MO
No guides or purchasing information after Mar 15, 2021
Jul 30 MS River-La Crosse: W. Copeland & Clinton | La Crosse, WI
No guides or purchasing information after Jul 19, 2021
Oct 15 Lake of the Ozarks: Public Beach #2 | Osage Beach, MO
No guides or purchasing information after Oct 4, 2021
Northern ConferenceApr 30Smith Mountain Lake: Parkway Marina | Huddleston, VA
No guides or purchasing information after Apr 19, 2021
Jun 4Potomac River: Smallwood State Park | Marbury, MD
No guides or purchasing information after May 24, 2021
Aug 20Detroit River: Elizabeth Park Marina | Trenton, MI
No guides or purchasing information after Aug 9, 2021
Southeastern ConferenceFeb 12Harris Chain: Venetian Gardens - Ski Beach | Leesburg, FL
No guides or purchasing information after Feb 1, 2021
Apr 23Lake Guntersville: Lake Guntersville State Park | Guntersville, AL
No guides or purchasing information after Apr 12, 2021
Oct 22Lake Chickamauga: Dayton Boat Dock | Dayton, TN
No guides or purchasing information after Oct 11, 2021
Southern ConferenceApr 16Lake Somerville: Lake Somerville Marina | Brenham, TX
No guides or purchasing information after Apr 5, 2021
Jun 11Lake of the Pines: Lakeside Park | Jefferson, TX
No guides or purchasing information after May 31, 2021
Oct 1Lake Dardanelle: Lake Dardanelle State Park | Russellville, AR
No guides or purchasing information after Sep 20, 2021
Western ConferenceJan 30Shasta: Bridge Bay Resort | Redding, CA
No guides or purchasing information after Jan 19, 2021
May 15California Delta: Big Break Marina | Oakley, CA
No guides or purchasing information after May 4, 2021
Sept 25Clear Lake: Redbud Park | Clearlake, CA
No guides or purchasing information after Sep 14, 2021
National ChampionshipMar 3-5Grand Lake: Wolf Creek Park | Grove, OK
No guides or purchasing information after Feb 15, 2021
Off-limits: Feb. 16-28, 2021 | Practice: Mar 1-2, 2021

Hosted by Grove Convention and Tourism Bureau & City of Grove

Payouts

Abu Garcia College Fishing Open

Open to teams from all conferences.

Place Club
1$33,500 Phoenix 518 Pro with 115 HP Mercury

Top 20 teams advance to the 2022 National Championship. One additional team advances for every 10 teams over 200 competing.

Qualifiers

Open to teams from all conferences. Non-conference teams do not earn School of the Year points.

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

Top 10 teams advance to the 2022 National Championship. One additional team advances for every 10 teams over 100 competing. 

A tournament must have at least 25 boats for cash awards to be active.

2021 Abu Garcia College Fishing Presented by YETI National Championship Presented by Lowrance – No Entry Fee

Top 10 teams from each 2020 Qualifier and the top 20 teams from the 2020 Abu Garcia College Fishing Open. One extra spot is awarded for every 10 boats over 100 in qualifiers and 200 in the Open.                

Place Club + Anglers
1$33,500 Phoenix 518 Pro with 115 HP Mercury + 2021 Toyota Series Championship as pros 
2$5,000 + 2021 Toyota Series Championship as pros
3$4,000 + 2021 Toyota Series Championship as co-anglers 
4$3,000
5$2,000

Contact

For question 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]