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December 14, 2020 • MLF • Abu Garcia College Fishing

Entry for the 2021 Abu Garcia College Fishing presented by YETI season starts now. On December 14, entry for schools represented in the 2020 College Fishing National Championship starts. All other teams may enter beginning December 15, 2020. You can 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.

This year, teams will have the chance to qualify for all sorts of additional events, like the MLF College Faceoffs, and also fish for School of the Year titles.

“We are excited to welcome back familiar faces and meet new students during the 2021 season,” says Kevin Hunt, MLF Senior Director of Tournament Operations, College and High School. “The chance to qualify for MLF College Faceoffs and advance to the Toyota Series Championship provide our anglers multiple avenues to hone their craft and work their way up through the MLF circuits. With national livestream and television coverage, we are thrilled to provide college anglers the very best opportunities to elevate their schools, sponsors and personal brands. We expect 2021 to be our most successful college fishing season yet.”

2021 Abu Garcia College Fishing presented by YETI highlights:

  • 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.

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Abu Garcia College Fishing Open

Tue-Wed, March 30-31 – Lake Chickamauga – Dayton Boat Dock

Central Conference 

Friday, March 26 – Table Rock – Table Rock State Park Marina

Friday, July 30 – Mississippi River-La Crosse – W. Copeland & Clinton

Friday, Oct. 15 – Lake of the Ozarks – Public Beach #2

Northern Conference 

Friday, April 30 – Smith Mountain Lake – Parkway Marina

Friday, June 4 – Potomac River – Smallwood State Park

Friday, Aug. 20 – Detroit River – Elizabeth Park Marina

Southeastern Conference 

Friday, Feb. 12 – Harris Chain – Venetian Gardens – Ski Beach

Friday, April 23 – Lake Guntersville – Lake Guntersville State Park

Friday, Oct. 22 – Lake Chickamauga – Dayton Boat Dock

Southern Conference 

Friday, April 16 – Lake Somerville – Lake Somerville Marina

Friday, June 11 – Lake of the Pines – Lakeside Park

Friday, Oct. 1 – Lake Dardanelle – Lake Dardanelle State Park

Western Conference

Saturday, Jan. 30 – Shasta – Bridge Bay Resort

Saturday, May 15 – California Delta – Big Break Marina

Saturday, Sept. 25 – Clear Lake – Redbud Park

Abu Garcia College Fishing presented by YETI National Championship presented by Lowrance

Wed-Fri, March 3-5 – Grand Lake – Wolf Creek Park

Hosted by Grove Convention and Tourism Bureau & City of Grove