HIGH SCHOOL REGISTRATION NOW OPEN
December 14, 2020
Registration for the 2021 season of MLF High School Fishing presented by Favorite Fishing is now open. You can enter online or by calling 270.252.1000.
There is no entry fee for high school anglers to compete in any MLF or TBF High School Fishing tournament, however both competing anglers must be a member of the Student Angler Federation (SAF). The $25 SAF membership fee includes membership to both MLF and TBF for eligibility to fish any SAF tournament, including MLF High School Fishing Opens presented by Favorite Fishing, TBF State Championships and TBF Challenge tournaments.
MLF High School Fishing tournaments are two-person (team) events for students in grades 7-12, and are open to any SAF-affiliated high school club in the United States. The top 10-percent of each MLF High School Fishing Open presented by Favorite Fishing, TBF State Championship and TBF Challenge tournament held prior to June 14, 2021, will advance to the 2021 High School Fishing National Championship, held in conjunction with the High School Fishing World Finals June 30-July 3 on Lake Hartwell.
The majority of MLF High School Fishing presented by Favorite Fishing tournaments are held on Saturdays and are preceded by an Abu Garcia College Fishing tournament the day prior. This provides students and parents the opportunity to network with prospective college teams and coaches during Friday registrations, immediately following college weigh-ins, to facilitate decision-making on future collegiate fishing careers.
2021 MLF High School Fishing presented by Favorite Fishing highlights
- Both members of the winning team at the 2021 High School Fishing National Championship advance to the 2021 Toyota Series Championship to compete as co-anglers and fish for the top prize of a $33,500 Phoenix 518 Pro bass boat with a 115-horsepower Mercury outboard, provided they are at least 16 years of age as of Oct. 28, 2021.
- Both members of the winning team at the 2021 High School Fishing National Championship receive a $5,000 scholarship to the school of their choice.
- All participating teams automatically qualify for the High School Fishing World Finals to compete for more than $3 million in scholarships and prizes.
- Beginning in 2021, every angler receives a profile on MajorLeagueFishing.com to track tournament stats.
- Live weigh-in coverage of every tournament.
- National television coverage of the High School Fishing National Championship on the Outdoor Channel, Sportsman Channel and World Fishing Network.
Sunday, Jan. 31 – Shasta – Bridge Bay Resort
Saturday, Feb. 13 – Harris Chain – Venetian Gardens – Ski Beach
Saturday, March 27 – Table Rock – Table Rock State Park Marina
Saturday, April 17 – Lake Somerville – Lake Somerville Marina
Saturday, April 24 – Lake Guntersville – Lake Guntersville State Park
Saturday, May 1 – Smith Mountain Lake – Parkway Marina
Sunday, May 16 – California Delta – Big Break Marina
Saturday, June 5 – Potomac River – Smallwood State Park
Saturday, June 12 – Lake of the Pines – Lakeside Park
Saturday, July 31 – Mississippi River-La Crosse – W. Copeland & Clinton
Saturday, Aug. 21 – Detroit River – Elizabeth Park Marina
Sunday, Sept. 26 – Clear Lake – Redbud Park
Saturday, Oct. 2 – Lake Dardanelle – Lake Dardanelle State Park
Saturday, Oct. 16 – Lake of the Ozarks – Public Beach #2
Saturday, Oct. 23 – Lake Chickamauga – Dayton Boat Dock
2021 High School Fishing National Championship & World Finals
June 30-July 3 – Lake Hartwell – Green Pond Landing