Major League Fishing Bass Pro Tour Selects Watts Bar Lake For Fifth Event Of Season In 2022

Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Major League Fishing, the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, announced today the schedule for the 2022 MLF Bass Pro Tour, which will showcase 80 of the best bass anglers in the world competing in seven regular-season tournaments around the country for millions of dollars.

Spring City, Tn., was selected as the fifth stop of the season for professional bass fishing’s top pro-level circuit. The event, hosted by Rhea County Tourism, will take place June 4-9, 2022 on Watts Bar Lake.

Each stage of the 2022 Bass Pro Tour will feature six days of competition using the catch, weigh, immediate-release format, broadcast live on MLF NOW!® and streamed to the Major League Fishing app, MyOutdoorTV (MOTV), and at MajorLeagueFishing.com. Each stage will then air on the Discovery Channel, beginning in July 2022.

"It's incredibly exciting to bring the Major League Fishing Bass Pro Tour to new fisheries and communities and showcase the sport’s top level of tournament bass fishing to new fans and anglers," said Michael Mulone, Senior Director of Events & Partnerships for MLF. "We appreciate the support of the outstanding communities that are hosting our Bass Pro Tour events and look forward to bringing our fast-paced, fan-friendly competitions to them and livestreaming to our fans worldwide."

2022 MLF Bass Pro Tour Schedule:

Feb. 5-10                              Stage One at Caney Creek Reservoir, Lake D’Arbonne and Bussey Brake
West Monroe, La.
Hosted by the Monroe-West Monroe Convention & Visitors Bureau

Feb. 19-24                           Stage Two at Lake Fork
                                                Lake Fork, Texas
Hosted by the Lake Fork Area Chamber of Commerce, the Wood County EDC, the Sabine River Authority and the Rains County Tourism Board

March 2-7                           Stage Three at Lewis Smith Lake
                                                Cullman, Ala.
Hosted by Cullman Parks, Recreation and Sports Tourism, Cullman County Parks and Rec, and the Cullman Area Chamber of Commerce

March 23-27                       REDCREST 2022 at Grand Lake O’ the Cherokees
                                                Tulsa, Okla.
Hosted by the Tulsa Sports Commission, a division of Tulsa Regional Tourism

April 9-14                             General Tire Heavy Hitters 2022 All-Star Event at Lake Palestine
                                                Tyler, Texas
Hosted by SPORTyler

April 30- May 5                 Stage Four at Lake of the Ozarks
                                                Osage Beach, Mo.
Hosted by Central Missouri’s Tri-County Lodging Association and the Lake of the Ozarks Fishing Council

June 4-9                               Stage Five at Watts Bar Lake
                                                Spring City, Tenn.
Hosted by Rhea County Tourism and Fish Spring City

Aug. 6-11                             Stage Six at Lake Cayuga
                                                Union Springs, N.Y.
Hosted by the Village of Union Springs

Sept. 10-15                        Stage Seven at Mille Lacs Lake
                                                Onamia, Minn.
Hosted by Grand Casino Mille Lacs

For compete details and up-to-date tournament information visit MajorLeagueFishing.com. For regular updates, photos, tournament news and more, follow MLF’s social media outlets at Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.


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