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2020 FLW Series Entry Fees


Entry Fees

Following the recent acquisition of FLW by Major League Fishing, the FLW Series lowered its entry fees to $1,700 per tournament for pros and $550 for co-anglers while upping its championship payout to $200,000 for first place and adding $10,000 bonuses for the highest-finishing pro from each of the eight U.S. FLW Series divisions and the International division. No other circuit offers higher rewards for a lower cost to compete, and with three new divisions, you can fish closer to home for some of the sport’s biggest awards. The FLW Series is your pathway to the new FLW Pro Circuit and ultimately Major League Fishing’s Bass Pro Tour. 

Lower entry fees mean you pay $600 less per division as a pro and $300 less per division as a co-angler while fishing for incredible payouts at the ramp. Fish all three qualifiers in any of eight divisions and finish in the top 25 and you’ll be on your way to the no-entry-fee FLW Series Championship for a shot at winning $200,000 cash plus lucrative contingency bonuses. The winning co-angler at the championship earns $30,000, including a premium 17-foot bass boat with 115 HP outboard. With our new win-an-you-are-in format, you are never out of contention. Fish all three qualifiers in a division and win a tournament, and you’ll be on your way to the championship. 

The FLW Series Championship is your chance to earn a $200,000 payday, plus lucrative contingency bonuses, while fishing close to home. Additionally, you only have to beat 27 anglers from your division to earn a $10,000 bonus. There is no better deal in bass fishing. 

Central Division 

Chickamauga: $1,200 pro and $350 co-angler due: Feb 5, 2020

Dale Hollow: $1,200 pro and $350 co-angler due: Mar 25, 2020

Pickwick: $1,200 pro and $350 co-angler due: May 6, 2020

Eastern Division 

Hartwell: $1,200 pro and $350 co-angler due: Feb 10, 2020

Norman: $1,200 pro and $350 co-angler due: Apr 8, 2020

Potomac River: $1,200 pro and $350 co-angler due: Aug 19, 2020

Northern Division 

Champlain: $1,200 pro and $350 co-angler due: Jun 24, 2020

St. Lawrence River: $1,200 pro and $350 co-angler due: Jul 29, 2020

Detroit River: $1,200 pro and $350 co-angler due: Aug 26, 2020

Plains Division 

Lake of the Ozarks: $1,200 pro and $350 co-angler due: Mar 4, 2020

Table Rock: $1,200 pro and $350 co-angler due: Apr 15, 2020

Dardanelle: $1,200 pro and $350 co-angler due: Aug 26, 2020

Southeastern Division 

Wheeler: $1,200 pro and $350 co-angler due: Mar 4, 2020

Neely Henry: $1,200 pro and $350 co-angler due: Apr 15, 2020

Eufaula: $1,200 pro and $350 co-angler due: May 13, 2020

Southern Division 

St. John's River: $1,200 pro and $350 co-angler due: Jan 22, 2020

Okeechobee: $1,200 pro and $350 co-angler due: Feb 19, 2020

Seminole: $1,200 pro and $350 co-angler due: Mar 25, 2020

Southwestern Division 

Toledo Bend: $1,200 pro and $350 co-angler due: Jan 8, 2020

Ft. Gibson: $1,200 pro and $350 co-angler due: Mar 17, 2020

Sam Rayburn: $1,200 pro and $350 co-angler due: Sep 23, 2020

Western Division 

Havasu: $1,200 pro and $350 co-angler due: Feb 19, 2020

California Delta: $1,200 pro and $350 co-angler due: Apr 8, 2020

Clear: $1,200 pro and $350 co-angler due: Sep 2, 2020

 

 

 

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