LAKE HAVASU CITY, Ariz. (March 7, 2022) – The Liberty High School team of Tanner Cleghorn and J.D. Farage, both of Discovery Bay, California, brought five bass to the scale Sunday weighing 19 pounds, 2 ounces, to win the Major League Fishing (MLF) High School Fishing tournament, presented by Favorite Fishing Open on Lake Havasu

MLF High School Fishing presented by Favorite Fishing tournaments are free, two-person (team) events for students in grades 7-12 and are open to any MLF and TBF Student Angler Federation-affiliated high school club. The top 10% of teams at each Open event, along with the TBF High School Fishing state championships, will advance to the 2022 High School Fishing National Championship. The 2022 MLF High School Fishing National Championship will be held on Pickwick and Wilson Lakes in Florence, Alabama, June 22-25, and is hosted by the Florence-Lauderdale Convention & Visitors Bureau.

The High School Fishing National Champions will each receive a $5,000 college scholarship to the school of their choice and advance to the 2022 MLF Toyota Series Championship to compete as co-anglers.  Complete results from the event can be found at MajorLeagueFishing.com.
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*Major League Fishing (MLF) is the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization. The MLF roster of bass anglers includes the world’s top pros and more than 30,000 competitors in all 50 states and 13 countries and roster of events includes more than 250 events annually at some of the most prestigious fisheries in the world, broadcasting on CBS, the Discovery Channel, the Outdoor Channel, CBS Sports Network, the World Fishing Network, and on-demand on MyOutdoorTV (MOTV).  MLF has advanced the sport of competitive fishing through its premier television broadcasts and livestreams, and is dedicated to improving the quality of life for bass through research, education, fisheries enhancement, and fish care.