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MLF, FLW Announce 2021 Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit Schedule

12 Nov, 2020


Major League Fishing (MLF) and FLW announced the 2021 Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit schedule, kicking off February 11 at Lake Okeechobee in Clewiston, Florida, and wrapping up August 1 at the St. Lawrence River in Massena, New York.

The 26th season of FLW’s top professional circuit will feature six regular-season tournaments showcasing the best 150 anglers in the world competing for as much as $135,000 in a five-biggest-fish format on top bass fisheries at peak times. The 2021 season culminates with the Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit TITLE presented by Toyota, where the top 50 pros will compete for as much as $235,000 in a catch, weigh, immediate-release format.

2021 Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit Schedule:

  • Feb. 11-14                  Lake Okeechobee      Clewiston, Fla.
    Hosted by Roland & Mary Ann Martin’s Marina & Resort and the Hendry County Tourism Development Council
  • March 11-14              Smith Lake                Cullman, Ala.
    Hosted by Cullman Area Local Organizing Committee
  • April 22-25                 Lake Murray             Columbia, S.C.         
    Hosted by Capital City Lake Murray Country Regional Tourism Board
  • May 13-16                  Lake Eufaula             Eufaula, Ala. 
    Hosted by Eufaula Barbour County Chamber of Commerce
  • June 17-20                  Potomac River           Marbury, Md.          
    Hosted by Charles County Board of Commissioners
  • July 29-Aug. 1           St. Lawrence River   Massena, N.Y.
    Hosted by the Town of Massena
  • Aug. 17-22                  Tackle Warehouse TITLE presented by Toyota - TBA

Payouts for 2021 remain the same as 2020 qualifying events and the 2020 TITLE, but entry fees for qualified pros have been reduced by $10,000 to $30,000 for the season.

“We are thrilled to offer our top pros an exciting 2021 schedule with the sport’s largest payouts for a new lower entry fee,” said Kathy Fennel, FLW Executive Vice President and General Manager. “With one less qualifier, pros will have less time on the road and the ability to fish a complimentary Toyota Series division to qualify for a second championship that pays as much as $235,000 to the winner.”

Complete payout details are listed below. 

2021 Payouts:

Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit Qualifiers:

Place                                                   Pro      FLW Phoenix Bonus*                      

1                                                 $100,000                             $35,000              

2                                                     30,000                                                        

3                                                     25,000  

4                                                     20,000  

5                                                     19,000  

6                                                     18,000  

7                                                     17,000  

8                                                     16,000  

9                                                     15,000  

10                                                   14,000  

11-20                                              11,000                                         

21-30                                              10,500

31-50                                              10,000

51-60                                                5,500

61-75                                                5,000  

Berkley Big Bass – Day 1 & 2          500     

Tackle Warehouse TITLE presented by Toyota:

Place                                                   Pro      FLW Phoenix Bonus*             

1                                                $200,000                             $35,000

2                                                    50,000

3                                                    30,000

4                                                    25,000                                         

5                                                    19,000                                         

6                                                    18,000                                         

7                                                     17,000                                         

8                                                     16,000                                         

9                                                    15,000                                         

10                                                  14,000                                         

11-20                                             11,000                                         

21-30                                             10,500

31-50                                             10,000                                         

Berkley Big Bass – Round 1 A/B     500                                         

Payback is based on the number of paid entries in qualifiers.

* FLW Phoenix Bonus listed is based on 2020 awards. Final 2021 FLW Phoenix Bonus payouts will be set by Phoenix Boats.

Angler of the Year         

The top pro from the point standings after six Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit qualifiers (ties resolved by total weight) wins the 2021 Angler of the Year award and entry fees for the following season.

Polaris Rookie of the Year:

The top pro from the point standings after six Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit qualifiers (ties resolved by total weight) who has never fished a Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit (or FLW Tour Major), Bass Pro Tour or B.A.S.S. Elite Series tournament as a pro before the 2021 season wins the 2021 Rookie of the Year award and a new Polaris Ranger 1000.

Each Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit tournament features live on-the-water coverage plus television coverage on the Outdoor Channel and Sportsman Channel.

For complete details and updated information visit FLWFishing.com. For regular updates, photos, tournament news and more, follow the Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit on FLW’s social media outlets at Facebook, TwitterInstagram, and YouTube.

About FLW
FLW is the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, providing anglers of all skill levels the opportunity to compete for millions in prize money across five tournament circuits. Headquartered in Benton, Kentucky, FLW and its partners conduct more than 290 bass-fishing tournaments annually around the world, including the United States, Canada, China, Italy, South Korea, Mexico, Namibia, Portugal, South Africa, Spain, and Zimbabwe.

FLW tournament fishing can be seen on the Emmy-nominated “FLW” television show while Bass Fishing magazine delivers cutting-edge tips from top pros. Acquired by Major League Fishing in late 2019, FLW is expanding its programming in 2020 to the Outdoor Channel and the Sportsman Channel as well as on-demand at MyOutdoorTV (MOTV).

For more information visit FLWFishing.com and follow FLW at FacebookTwitterInstagramand YouTube.

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