The Phoenix Bass Fishing League Gator Division season-opener tournament on Lake Okeechobee, scheduled for Saturday, Jan. 14, has been canceled due to forecasted high winds and unsafe conditions. The event, set to launch at Roland & Mary Ann Martin’s Marina & Resort in Clewiston, has been canceled and a new date will be announced in the coming days.
The top 45 boaters and co-anglers in the region based on point standings, along with the five winners in each Gator Division qualifying event, will be entered in the Oct. 12-14 Bass Fishing League Regional tournament on the Lake Eufaula in Eufaula, Alabama.
The 2023 Phoenix BFL Presented by T-H Marine is a 24-division circuit devoted to weekend anglers, with 128 events throughout the season, five qualifying tournaments in each division. The top 45 boaters and Strike King co-anglers from each division, along with the five qualifying event winners, will advance to one of six BFL Regional tournaments where they are competing to finish in the top six, which then qualifies them for one of the longest-running championships in all of competitive bass fishing – the BFL All-American. The 2023 All-American event will take place May 31 through June 2, on Lake Hartwell in Seneca, South Carolina. The event is hosted by Visit Oconee SC.
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