St. Lawrence River and Massena Selected to Host Major League Fishing’s Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit TITLE Championship in 2022

ORLANDO, Fla. (July 22, 2021) – As many of the Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit anglers start to arrive in Massena in preparation for next week’s tournament held on the St. Lawrence River, they might want to go ahead and make their hotel reservations for next year.

Major League Fishing (MLF), the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, announced Thursday the schedule for the 2022 Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit at a live press event held at the International Convention of Allied Sportfishing Trades (ICAST) tradeshow in Orlando, Florida.

The St. Lawrence River was selected to host the 2022 Pro Circuit TITLE Championship, a prestigious event that will feature just the top 50 anglers of the season for professional bass fishing’s premier five-fish limit circuit. The event, hosted by the Town of Massena, will take place Aug. 16-21, 2022 in Massena, New York.

“The Town of Massena is excited and proud to be selected for the 2022 Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit TITLE Championship,” said Don Meissner, Massena Tourism Promoter. “After years of working to promote our community, Massena is now being recognized as one of the most beautiful fishing destinations in the United States. On behalf of all of the communities in the North Country, we can’t wait to host the TITLE anglers that will visit us in upstate New York.”

The 27th season of the MLF Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit (formerly FLW Tour) will feature six regular-season stops showcasing the best anglers in the world competing for thousands of dollars across the best bass fisheries in the United States. The 2022 season will culminate with the Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit TITLE, in which 50 anglers will qualify – the top 48 finishers in the Pro Circuit Angler of the Year standings along with the reigning 2021 TITLE Champion and the 2021 Angler of the Year.

2022 MLF Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit Schedule:
• Jan. 27-30 Stop 1 at Sam Rayburn Reservoir Brookeland, Texas
Hosted by the Jasper County Development District

• March 13-16 Stop 2 at Harris Chain of Lakes Leesburg, Fla.
Hosted by Visit Lake County, Florida

• April 21-24 Stop 3 at Pickwick Lake Counce, Tenn.
Hosted by the Hardin County Convention & Visitors Bureau

• May 12-15 Stop 4 at Lake Guntersville Guntersville, Ala.
Hosted by Marshall County Tourism and Sports

• June 16-19 Stop 5 at the James River Richmond, Va.
Hosted by Richmond Region Tourism

• July 29-Aug. 1 Stop 6 at Lake Champlain Plattsburgh, N.Y.
Hosted by the City of Plattsburgh & the Adirondack Coast Visitor’s Bureau

• Aug. 16-21 TITLE at the St. Lawrence River Massena, N.Y.
Hosted by the Town of Massena

“We’ve got some great momentum as we near the end of a very successful 2021 season and we look forward to carrying that momentum into 2022,” said Kathy Fennel, MLF Executive Vice President and General Manager. “Our team has put together a great schedule that I know will have our fans and anglers excited – a nice mix of some of our historic venues along with a few fisheries that we haven’t visited in a while. Our MLF anglers are the best in the world, and we look forward to providing our world-class tournaments to them again in 2022.”

Complete details for the Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit will be announced later this year.

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About Major League Fishing
Major League Fishing (MLF) is the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, producing more than 250 events annually at some of the most prestigious fisheries in the world, while broadcasting to America’s living rooms on CBS, the Discovery Channel, the Outdoor Channel, CBS Sports Network, the World Fishing Network, the Sportsman Channel and on-demand on MyOutdoorTV (MOTV). Headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma, with offices in Benton, Kentucky, 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. In 2019 MLF acquired FLW and rebranded it as MLF BIG5, which expanded its portfolio of catch, weigh and immediately release events to include the sport’s strongest five-biggest-fish format tournament circuits. Since its founding in 2011, 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.

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