|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.