Toyota Series - Major League Fishing

Toyota Series Info

The Toyota Series presented by A.R.E. offers the biggest payouts for the lowest entry fees of any national tournament trail. 

This is your opportunity to fish close to home for incredible awards and advancement to the nationally televised Toyota Series Championship where pros fish for $235,00, including a $35,000 Phoenix MLF Bonus, and co-anglers compete for a $33,500 Phoenix 518 Pro bass boat powered by a 115 HP Mercury. 

The winning pro at the Toyota Series Championship qualifies for REDCREST 2024 for the chance to win $300,000 and the highest-finishing pro from each division, including the Wild Card, at the Toyota Series Championship receives a $10,000 bonus*.

The Toyota Series is your pathway to the NEW Tackle Warehouse Invitationals and ultimately the Bass Pro Tour. 

Enter at MajorLeagueFishing.com or call 270.252.1000.

*The second-highest finisher from the division represented by the winning pro will receive that division’s bonus. 

Additional Information

6 Divisions

  • 3 three-day qualifiers per division 
  • Fish as many divisions as you like to maximize your opportunities

Wild Card Division

  • Toyota Series pros and co-anglers always have a second chance at qualifying for the Toyota Series Championship by fishing four or more tournaments in any combination of divisions and keeping their three highest finishes. 
  • Twenty-five pros and 25 co-anglers now qualify for the Toyota Series Championship based on Wild Card division points with ties resolved by the highest finish in a tournament.  
  • Anglers who qualify as tournament winners or through the top 25 in a division’s standings advance through that division with pro eligibility to win a $10,000 bonus at the Toyota Series Championship. 
  • NEW $10,000 bonus for the highest finisher from the Wild Card division at the Toyota Series Championship. 

Angler of the Year and Strike King Co-angler of the Year Awards     

  • $5,000 Angler of the Year in each division
  • $2,000 Strike King Co-angler of the Year in each division

Qualify for the Toyota Series Championship for the shot at winning as much as $235,000, including a $35,000 Phoenix MLF Bonus + REDCREST 2024

  • Top 25 pros and co-anglers in each U.S. division, including the Wild Card division, advance to the Toyota Series Championship.
  • Win and you are in – The winning pro and co-angler in each U.S. division tournament advances to the Toyota Series Championship. 

Qualify for the NEW Tackle Warehouse Invitationals

  • Top five pros from each U.S. division in Angler of the Year standing, excluding the Wild Card division, qualify for the NEW Tackle Warehouse Invitationals. If a top-five pro declines his or her bid or earns qualification through the Invitationals or Bass Pro Tour, the next eligible pro qualifies. This process continues through the top 10 pros in each U.S. division. 

18 Qualifying Tournaments

  • $75,000 to $100,000 top pro award, including $35,000 Phoenix MLF Bonus
  • $33,500 to $38,500 top co-angler award
  • Lucrative contingency bonuses
  • Thursday, Friday and Saturday tournaments (unless otherwise noted)
  • Days 1 & 2: Pros and Co-anglers
    • 160-260 pros and 160-260 co-anglers compete 
  • Day 3: Professionals and Co-anglers
    • Top 25 pros and top 25 co-anglers based on cumulative weight from days 1 and 2 continue competition
    • Winners determined by the heaviest cumulative weight from days 1, 2 and 3
  • Payouts scale in depth and breadth with every 20 boats from 160 to a maximum field of 260
  • Live weigh-in coverage
  • Entry fees: $1,700 pros & $550 co-anglers

Toyota Series Championship

  • $235,000 top pro award, including $35,000 Phoenix MLF Bonus, + REDCREST 2024 
  • $33,500 top co-angler award
  • $10,000 bonus for the highest-finishing pro from each of the six U.S. divisions, Wild Card division and the International division*
  • Lucrative contingency bonuses
  • Thursday, Friday and Saturday tournament
  • Days 1 & 2: Pros and Co-anglers – 224 max field
    • Top 25 pros and top 25 co-anglers in points from each of the six U.S. Toyota Series divisions and the Wild Card Division plus tournament winners (193 pros, 193 co-anglers). Highest finishing boater and co-angler from each regional and the TBF at the All-American (8 pros, 8 co-anglers). College Fishing National Champions and 2nd place (4 pros). College Fishing National Championship 3rd place (2 co-anglers). High School Fishing National Champions (2 co-anglers). TBF National Champions (1 pro, 1 co-angler). Up to 2 pros and 2 co-anglers each from Canada, China, Italy, Korea, Mexico, Portugal, South Africa and Spain and 1 pro and 1 co-angler each from Namibia and Zimbabwe (18 pros, 18 co-anglers). **
  • Day 3: Pros and Co-anglers
    • Top 25 pros and top 25 co-anglers based on cumulative weight from days 1 and 2 continue competition
    • Winners determined by the heaviest cumulative weight from days 1, 2 and 3
  • Live weigh-in coverage
  • Nationally televised on CBS Sports
  • No entry fees

*The second-highest finisher from the division represented by the winning pro will receive that division’s bonus. 

** Additional countries may be added. Visit MajorLeagueFishing.com for the latest updates. 

2023 Payouts/Entry Fees

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 Toyota Series tournaments, please contact:

Mark McWha
270-703-9551 or [email protected]

Alan Gray – Western Division
270-703-5441 or [email protected]