General Tire World Championship Finale Premieres Saturday on Discovery - Major League Fishing
General Tire World Championship Finale Premieres Saturday on Discovery
10m • Joe Opager • Press Releases
Belleville’s Trombly Wins Two-Day Phoenix Bass Fishing League Super Tournament on Detroit River
6d • MLF • Press Releases
Kansas, Oklahoma’s Pilcher Wins Two-Day Phoenix Bass Fishing League Super Tournament on Grand Lake
6d • MLF • Phoenix Bass Fishing League
Tampa’s Greico Wins Two-Day Phoenix Bass Fishing League Super Tournament on Lake Okeechobee
6d • MLF • Press Releases
Zavalla’s Boulware Wins Two-Day Phoenix Bass Fishing League Super Tournament on Sam Rayburn Reservoir
6d • MLF • Press Releases
Conway’s Huselton Wins Two-Day Phoenix Bass Fishing League Super Tournament on Lake Hamilton Presented by Berkley
6d • MLF • Phoenix Bass Fishing League
Lebanon’s Johnson Wins Two-Day Phoenix Bass Fishing League Super Tournament on Old Hickory Lake Presented by Googan Baits
1w • MLF • Press Releases
Wooten Wins Toyota Series Event on Potomac River
1w • MLF • Press Releases
Michael Neal Dominates to Earn First Career Win at MLF Bass Pro Tour CarParts.com Stage Seven at Lake St. Clair Presented by Covercraft
1w • MLF • Press Releases
Morgan Rolls in Knockout Round, Wheeler Clinches AOY at Bass Pro Tour CarParts.com Stage Seven at Lake St. Clair Presented by Covercraft
1w • MLF • Press Releases
Strader Targets Largemouth for Qualifying Round Win at Bass Pro Tour CarParts.com Stage Seven Presented by Covercraft at Lake St. Clair
2w • MLF • Press Releases
Findlay’s Burton Wins Two-Day Phoenix Bass Fishing League Super Tournament on Lake Erie
2w • MLF • Phoenix Bass Fishing League
Seneca’s Price Wins Two-Day Phoenix Bass Fishing League Super Tournament on Lake Hartwell
2w • MLF • Phoenix Bass Fishing League
Clanton’s Gore Wins Two-Day Phoenix Bass Fishing League Super Tournament on Lay Lake
2w • MLF • Press Releases
Norwood’s Grant Wins Two-Day Phoenix Bass Fishing League Super Tournament on St. Lawrence River
2w • MLF • Phoenix Bass Fishing League

General Tire World Championship Finale Premieres Saturday on Discovery

Final Six Anglers to Fish on Minnesota’s Spider Lake to Decide 2020 General Tire World Champion
Image for General Tire World Championship Finale Premieres Saturday on Discovery
The final six MLF pros will head to Spider Lake this Saturday on Discovery for the General Tire World Championship Presented by Bass Pro Shops Championship Round.
November 12, 2020 • Joe Opager • Press Releases

GRAND RAPIDS, Minn. – The sixth and final episode of the 2020 General Tire World Championship Presented by Bass Pro Shops – the Championship Round – will premiere this weekend, Saturday, November 14, at 7 a.m. ET/PT on Discovery. Saturday’s episode will showcase the Championship Round finale, which features the final six anglers competing on northern Minnesota’s Spider Lake, with weights zeroed and the angler with the highest total weight at the end of the episode declared World Champion. 

Shot over six days in late July in Grand Rapids, Minnesota, the General Tire World Championship showcased 16 of the top MLF pros culminating the 2020 Cup season and competing for the prestigious Johnny Morris Award trophy and the top prize of $100,000.

The six anglers competing Saturday on Discovery in the final day Championship Round are Casey Ashley, Edwin Evers, Jordan Lee, Cody Meyer, Takahiro Omori and Jacob Powroznik.

“Spider Lake is the perfect old-school, Major League Fishing-twist,” said Marty Stone, MLF Director of Event Research and Program Analyst. “The lake is small – just a touch over 1,000 acres – and there are three docks on the entire lake, and one of them is at the ramp. So, everything that these guys have learned about the boat docks in this event, you can throw out. They’re going to see each other – a lot. There are more largemouth in Spider Lake than anywhere else on the whole chain of lakes, and the lake is literally vegetation from one end to the next. 

“It’s a northern lake, so of course there will be some smallmouth there. But, if a guy is trying to fish offshore, they’ve got about four or five spots total to hit and that’s it. The key is going to be fishing the bank – the reeds, the lily pads, the shallow coon-tail and cabbage – and trying to get the bigger largemouth to trigger. The angler that can figure that out is going to win this event and be crowned our 2020 World Champion.”

The 2020 General Tire World Championship Presented by Bass Pro Shops is a six-episode, two-hour series that features 16 MLF pro anglers visiting northern Minnesota to compete on four different fisheries across the region, including Pokegama Lake, Wabana Lake, Turtle Lake, and Spider Lake. The fisheries are unknown to the anglers – they don’t learn where they’re competing until they arrive to the launch ramp each morning of competition.

The 16 anglers that competed in the 2020 General Tire World Championship are: Casey Ashley, Brent Ehrler, Edwin Evers, Bobby Lane, Jordan Lee, Jared Lintner, Aaron Martens, Cody Meyer, Andy Montgomery, Michael Neal, Takahiro Omori, Jacob Powroznik, Mark Rose, Jeff Sprague, Greg Vinson and Jacob Wheeler. For more information on the qualifying process, visit MajorLeagueFishing.com/MLF-101.

The General Tire World Championship, hosted by Visit Grand Rapids, will air on the Discovery Channel as six, two-hour original episodes each Saturday morning debuting on October 10, 2020, and running through November 14, airing from 7 to 9 a.m. ET/PT. The full television schedule can be found at MajorLeagueFishing.com/tv-schedule.