Calling All Anglers: NPFL Opens Applications for 2024 Season! – News Share

WILKESVILLE, OH (Aug. 4, 2023) β€” The National Professional Fishing League (NPFL) is excited to announce the opening of its Angler Application for the 2024 season. Currently, the league has 100 anglers signed up for the upcoming season and is now looking to complete the field with 30 more talented anglers, capping the total at 130 participants.

The NPFL prides itself on providing a level playing field for all anglers, as each competitor fishes for all three days of competition without co-anglers for a $100,000 first place prize. The trailered weigh-ins ensure the convenience and accessibility for both anglers and fans, while the renowned Live production by PHYX-TV, hosted by Luke Dunkin and Fat Cat Newton, offers an immersive and thrilling viewing experience.

Regular Season Payout (with 130 boats)

1st – $100,000

2nd – $20,000

3rd – $15,000

4th – $14,000

5th – $13,500

6th – $13,000

7th – $12,500

8th – $12,000

9th – $11,500

10th – $11,000

11th through 15th – $10,200

16th through 20th – $9,200

21st through 25th – $8,200

26th through 30th – $8,000

31st through 35th – $7,200

36th through 41st – $7,000

One of the highlights of the NPFL format is the no entry fee championship at the end of the season, offering anglers yet another chance to compete for the $100,000 first place prize. Qualification for the championship is based on either winning a regular season event or finishing in the top 40 in the Progressive Angler of the Year standings.

The Progressive Angler of the Year winner will not only receive $20,000 but also have their entry fees paid for the 2025 season, adding an extra incentive for top-performing anglers.

Championship Payout (with 130 boats)

1st – $100,000

2nd – $15,000 

3rd – $12,000

4th – $10,000

5th – $10,500

6th through 15th – $5,000

16th through 20th – $3,500

21st through 25th – $2,500

26th through 40th – $1,500

“In 2023, we achieved extraordinary success by building strong relationships with venues, industry partners, and anglers nationwide,” said Brad Fuller, President of the NPFL. β€œThe League’s growth exceeded expectations as a tournament trail and thriving business. As we approach the 2024 Season, we’re eager to forge partnerships with like-minded entities who share our passion for the great outdoors. Our remarkable growth is a testament to our commitment, and we’re here to stay, filled with optimism for the future.”

The NPFL is in the process of building the 2024 schedule, and while there is currently no set timeline on its release date, fans and aspiring anglers can anticipate another thrilling season packed with competitive action and top-notch fishing experiences.

For more information about the National Professional Fishing League and to access the Angler Application for the 2024 season, please visit or the Angler Application!

About the National Professional Fishing League

The NPFL was designed to bring simplicity back to professional bass fishing – one lake, the full field fishing all three days, and the heaviest combined three-day weight winning. The goal of the NPFL is to put the anglers first and build a trail that gets back to what the founders of bass fishing intended it to be.

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