Fisheries Management Division - Major League Fishing

Fisheries Management Division

Major League Fishing’s Fisheries Management Division is dedicated to improving the quality of life for bass through research, education, fisheries enhancement and fish care.

Under the leadership of MLF, in collaboration with Hall of Fame bass angler Gary Klein and renowned fisheries biologist Steven Bardin, the Fisheries Management Division provides opportunities to engage in initiatives that extend the life of the sport of bass fishing.

The main areas of focus for the Fisheries Management Division include:

Research

Research

The key to maximizing our fisheries begins with targeted research programs aimed at answering the questions of how we consistently produce abundant, high-quality bass.

Education

Education

Providing MLF fans, anglers and youth with access to educational materials that help them become better stewards of our fisheries resources. 

Fisheries Enhancement

Fisheries Enhancement

Collaborating with local and state agencies, MLF anglers, and our partners, we strive to improve habitat essential for bass to thrive. 

Fish Care

Fish Care

From maximizing the health of an individual fish post-catch to stocking juvenile fish into waterbodies, we are committed to the health of our bass populations.

FISHERIES MANAGEMENT DIVISION MISSION STATEMENT

Improve the quality of life for bass through Research, Education, Fisheries Enhancement and Fish Care

Rhea County Students Add Mossback Fish Habitats to Watts Bar
Rhea County Students Add Mossback Fish Habitats to Watts Bar
A Lesson in Fisheries Enhancement While Creating Fish Habitat
A Lesson in Fisheries Enhancement While Creating Fish Habitat