Abu Garcia High School Fishing - Major League Fishing

High School Fishing Info

Additional Information

  • Your $25 membership includes both MLF and TBF membership for eligibility to fish any Student Angler Federation tournament, including MLF High School Fishing Opens, TBF State Championships and TBF Challenge tournaments.
    • Receive a digital subscription to MLF Bass Fishing magazine. 
    • No entry fees.
  • Both members of the winning team at the 2024 High School Fishing National Championship receive a $5,000 scholarship to the school of their choice or one of select scholarships offered by specific schools.
  • Both members of the winning team at the 2024 High School Fishing National Championship advance to the 2024 Toyota Series Championship to compete as co-anglers.*
    • National television coverage of the Toyota Series Championship featuring anglers from 16 countries on CBS Sports.
  • Most tournaments are held on a Saturday following an Abu Garcia College Fishing presented by YETI tournament so students and parents can network with prospective college teams and coaches during college weigh-ins. 
  • The top 10 percent of teams in each tournament advance to the High School Fishing National Championship. Tournaments held on or before May 6, 2024, advance teams to the 2024 National Championship. Tournaments held after May 6, 2024, advance teams to the 2025 National Championship. 
  • All participating teams automatically qualify for the High School Fishing World Finals to compete for more than $3 million in scholarships and prizes. 
  • Every angler receives a profile on MajorLeagueFishing.com to track tournament stats.
  • Live weigh-in coverage of every tournament.
  • National television coverage of the High School Fishing National Championship on Pursuit Channel.
  • Phoenix Bass Fishing League and Toyota Series eligibility.*

Enter online at MajorLeagueFishing.com or by calling 270.252.1000.

Don’t miss the 2024 MLF High School Fishing Camp at Murray State University July 10-12.
Visit MajorLeagueFishing.com/camp for details.

* Students must be at least 16 years of age as of the date of the event to claim this benefit or award. 


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]