Major League Fishing Festival at Monroe Civic Center this weekend

Major League Fishing will kick off the 2022 season with a Festival at the Monroe Civic Center, located at 401 Lea Joyner Memorial Expressway from 9:00am – 6:00pm on Saturday, February 5th and Sunday, February 6th from 11:00am – 5:00pm.

The event is in connection with the Bass Pro Tour inaugural 2002 Tournament that will take place on the north Louisiana fisheries of Lake D’Arbonne, Caney Creek Reservoir and Bussey Brake from February 7th-10th.


Come meet the MLF pros! They’ll be signing autographs, sharing fishing tips, and demonstrating how to use the latest technology.
Register for the “Pick ‘Til You Win” game! Top prize is a 2022 Toyota Tundra or a 70-inch 4K UHD Smart TV
Enjoy Live Music! Justin Adams will perform from 1:00- 5:30 pm.


The MLF Kids Zone will feature:
1. Kids Fishing Pond with live fishing and hourly trophies
2. Skye and Marshall from PAW Patrol courtesy of Kid Casters
3. A coloring contest where kids can win prizes

Win Hourly Giveaways! We’ll give away some of your favorite fishing must-haves!
Enjoy MLF sponsor booths! Toyota, Bass Cat, Bill Lewis Fishing, Outlaw Ordnance, and more on site

In the four-day opening Qualifying Rounds, anglers will compete on Lake D’Arbonne and launch at 7:30 a.m. from the Lake D’Arbonne State Park, located at 3628 Evergreen Road in Farmerville, Louisiana. The Knockout Round will take place on Caney Creek Reservoir on Wednesday, February 9th, where anglers will launch at 7:30 a.m. from the Caney Creek Hooks Marina, located at 400 Spillway Road in Chatham, Louisiana.

For the final day Championship Round, the final 10 anglers will compete on Bussey Brake, launching at 7:30 a.m. from Bonner Ferry Road, five miles northwest of Bastrop off of Hwy 593. Each day’s General Tire Takeout Ceremonies will be held at the respective launch ramps, beginning at 4:30 p.m. Fans are welcome to attend all takeoff and takeout ceremonies and also encouraged to follow the event online throughout the day on the MLF NOW!® live stream and SCORETRACKER® coverage at

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