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MLF Adjusts Competition Hours for Championship Round at Bass Pro Tour Toro Stage Two on Lake Fork Presented by Grundéns

by: Joe Opager | Director of Communications, Major League Fishing

Photo by Joe Opager | Director of Communications
(Feb 24, 2022 - Lake Fork, Tx) WHAT: 
Major League Fishing officials have adjusted the start times for Friday’s Championship Round of the Bass Pro Tour Toro Stage Two on Lake Fork Presented by Grundéns, due to the icy road and ramp conditions. Takeoff will now be held at 10:30 a.m., with Period 1 starting at 11 a.m. Anglers will compete until 5:30 p.m.

WHEN: 
*UPDATED SCHEDULE*
  • Friday, Feb. 25
    • 9:45 a.m.                               Final 10 Anglers Competing in Championship Round Arrive to Oak Ridge Marina
    • 10:30 a.m.                            Anglers Depart and Ride Through Begins on Lake Fork
    • 10:45 a.m.                            MLF NOW! Livestream Starts
    • 11 a.m.                                  Period One Begins
    • 1:30 p.m.                              Break One
    • 1:45 p.m.                              Period Two Begins
    • 4:15 p.m.                              Break Two
    • 4:30 p.m.                              Period Three Begins
    • 5:30 p.m.                              End of Competition
    • 5:30 p.m. – 6 p.m.               Anglers return to takeout at Oak Ridge Marina
    • 6 p.m.                                     MLF NOW! Livestream Ends
    • 6 p.m. (estimate)                 Stage Two Championship Trophy Presentation at Oak Ridge Marina

WHERE: 
Oak Ridge Marina, 2949 TX-154, Quitman, Texas.

NOTES: 
The final 10 anglers competing in Friday’s Championship Round will launch at 10:30 a.m. from the Oak Ridge Marina, located at 2949 TX-154 in Quitman, Texas. The General Tire Takeout will be held at the Marina, beginning at 6 p.m. Fans are welcome to attend the launch and takeout event, and also encouraged to follow the event online throughout the day on the MLF NOW!® live stream and SCORETRACKER® coverage at MajorLeagueFishing.com.

The MLF NOW!® broadcast team of Chad McKee, Marty Stone and J.T. Kenney will break down the extended action on Championship Friday from 10:45 a.m. to 6 p.m. CT. MLF NOW!®  will be live streamed on MajorLeagueFishing.com and the MyOutdoorTV (MOTV) app.

For complete details and updated information on Major League Fishing and the Bass Pro Tour, 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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