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BPT premieres Saturday on Discovery Channel

BPT premieres Saturday on Discovery Channel

Major League Fishing announced today the premiere of the 2020 Bass Pro Tour on the Discovery Channel, debuting Saturday (July 4) from 7 to 9 a.m. ET and PT.

“Major League Fishing is overwhelmingly the No. 1-rated show or series in the fishing category across all networks and the 2020 Bass Pro Tour on Discovery Channel is a critical piece of that schedule,” said Jim Wilburn, Major League Fishing president and CEO. “In 2019 MLF was the highest rated series to ever air in the Discovery outdoor block. We look forward to bringing new fans to the sport with our return to Discovery Channel on July 4th.”

Fans can follow the 2020 Bass Pro Tour season every Saturday morning through Oct. 4. The 15-week, 14-episode show schedule is as follows:

> July 4 -- Lake Eufaula, Ala. -- Knockout Round
> July 11 -- Lake Eufaula Ala. -- Championship Round
> July 18 -- Lake Okeechobee, Fla. -- Knockout Round
> July 25 -- Lake Okeechobee, Fla. -- Championship Round
> Aug. 1 -- Lake Fork, Texas -- Knockout Round
> Aug. 8 -- Lake Fork, Texas -- Championship Round
> Aug 15 -- No MLF episode due to Shark Week
> Aug. 22 -- Kissimmee Chain, Fla. (Heavy Hitters) -- Group A, Day 1
> Aug. 29 -- Kissimmee Chain, Fla. (Heavy Hitters) -- Group B, Day 1
> Sept. 5 -- Kissimmee Chain, Fla. (Heavy Hitters) -- Group A, Day 2
> Sept. 12 -- Kissimmee Chain, Fla. (Heavy Hitters) -- Group B, Day 2
> Sept. 19 -- Kissimmee Chain, Fla. (Heavy Hitters) -- Knockout Round
> Sept. 26 -- Kissimmee Chain, Fla. (Heavy Hitters) -- Championship Round
> Oct. 3 -- Sturgeon Bay, Wis. -- Knockout Round
> Oct. 4 (Sunday) -- Sturgeon Bay, Wis. -- Championship Round

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