Abu Garcia College Fishing - Major League Fishing

Abu Garcia College Fishing Info

Additional Information

2023 Abu Garcia College Fishing presented by YETI

  • The winning club at the 2023 Abu Garcia College Fishing presented by YETI National Championship presented by Lowrance 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 2023 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 2024 to compete against the world’s top pros for $300,000.
  • The second-place club at the 2023 College Fishing National Championship receives a $33,500 Phoenix 518 Pro powered by a 115 HP Mercury. The team also advances to the 2023 Toyota Series Championship to compete as pros.
  • The third-place club at the 2023 National Championship receives $4,000, and the team advances to the 2023 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 2023 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 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
  • Click here to enter or call 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.

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.

2023 Abu Garcia College Fishing Presented by YETI National Championship presented by Lowrance – No Entry Fee

Top 10 teams from each 2022 Qualifier and the Top 20 teams from the 2022 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$43,500 - Includes a $33,500 Phoenix 518 Pro with 115 HP Mercury and $10,000 + 2023 Toyota Series Championship as pros and REDCREST 2024 for the highest-finishing team member at the Toyota Series Championship
2$33,500 - Includes a Phoenix 518 Pro with 115 HP Mercury + 2023 Toyota Series Championship as pros
3$4,000 + 2023 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]