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


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Adventure awaits on West Chickamauga Creek later this month, as Kayak Day floats to the top of the Walker Rocks Outdoor Series. Participants will explore what it’s like to take a peaceful ... (click for more)

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Adventure awaits on West Chickamauga Creek later this month, as Kayak Day floats to the top of the Walker Rocks Outdoor Series. Participants will explore what it’s like to take a peaceful journey aboard a touring kayak at Lee and Gordon’s Mills on Saturday, June 22, from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. Battlefield Outdoors will provide demonstration kayaks to give beginners a taste of what it’s ... (click for more)

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The Booker T. Washington State Park Family Fishing Day will be on Saturday from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. The park is at 5801 Champion Road. Organizers said, "Bring the whole family and your fishing gear out for a day of fishing and family fun. All participants will meet at the fishing pier in the park. Food will be available until we run out." No fishing license is required during ... (click for more)

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