Major League Fishing Event Comes To Dayton

Monday, April 8, 2019

A Major League Fishing event is in Dayton this week, bringing the top 80 U.S. anglers to Lake Chickamauga.

Here is the schedule for the MLF Bass Pro Tour Stage 4:

Bass Pros in the Ballpark – Monday, April 8th • MLF Angler First Pitch – Andy Morgan to honor Morgan’s induction into the Chattanooga Sports Hall of Fame and Ott Defoe to honor Defoe’s Bassmaster Classic win • Meet and greet signing table set-up by fan entrance • Casting/Pitching contest between the first and second inning • TIME: 6:00 p.m. autographs, game starts at 7 • LOCATION: AT&T Field, 201 Power Alley Chattanooga, TN 37402

Angler Clinic: Rhea County HS/MS – Tuesday, April 9th • MLF Angler parking lot appearance during lunchtime • Wrapped trucks/boats, pitching boards, angler cards, give away swag, autographs & photos • TIME: 11:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. • LOCATION: Rhea County HS, 885 Eagle Ln. Evansville, TN 37332

Tennessee Aquarium Promo & Sturgeon Release – Wednesday, April 10th • Angler Q/A sessions 1:00 p.m. – 3:30 p.m. • TIME: 1:00 p.m. – 4:00 p.m. (Seminars from 1p.m. - 3:30 p.m., sturgeon release at 4pm) • LOCATION: Tennessee Aquarium & Sturgeon Release at Coolidge Park, 1 Broad St. Chattanooga, TN 37402

Angler Appearances – Saturday April 13th • Afternoon appearances and seminars • TIME: TBD • LOCATION: Tennessee Aquarium, 1 Broad St. Chattanooga, TN 37402

MLF College Face-Off – Saturday, April 13th • Bryan College vs. Bethel University • MLF style tournament, Scoretracker format on Watts Bar Lake • TIME: 7 a.m. – 3 p.m., Trophy Presentation @ 4:45 p.m. • LOCATION: Spring City Boat Ramp, 2109 New Lake Rd, Spring City, TN 37381


PODCAST: Clint Powell And Dawson Wheeler Interview Bike Racer Brad Cobb

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Outdoors

PODCAST: Clint Powell And Dawson Wheeler Interview Bike Racer Brad Cobb

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