The 2022 MLF Bass Pro Tour is officially underway.
With a slow finish in the final period of Stage One of the Major League Fishing Bass Pro Tour, Bradley Roy was able to hang on for the first tournament title of his career Sunday.
The season kicked off in West Monroe, Louisiana, on a trio of different lakes. Lake d’Arbonne hosted the first four fishing days for the qualifying rounds, and the top 19 anglers from each group made their way to Caney Creek Reservoir for the Knockout Round.
The top eight anglers from that day of fishing advanced to the final day on Bussey Brake Lake, along with the winners of the qualifying rounds.
As the anglers arrived in Lousiana for the week, they were greeted with frigid air temperatures in the 20s. As the event progressed, both the weather and the fishing heated up.
Lake d’Arbonne Qualifying Rounds
On the Bass Pro Tour, the 80-angler field is split into two groups of 40, Group A and Group B. Each fish twice…