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Lake County to host Major League Fishing BIG5 Toyota Series on Harris Chain

RELEASE DATE: March 11, 2021

Tavares – Lake County welcomes the Major League Fishing BIG5 Toyota Series to the Harris Chain of Lakes this March 16-18.

"Bass fishing tournaments have a major economic impact on our area, and we are thrilled that the beautiful Harris Chain of Lakes is right here in Lake County for all anglers to enjoy," said Lake County Commissioner and Tourist Development Council Chairman Doug Shields. "We are proud to host the Major League Fishing BIG5 Toyota Series, and we invite all visiting anglers, families and fans to enjoy their time fishing and exploring the Real Florida."

The series will launch daily at 7:30 a.m. from Ski Beach at Venetian Gardens in Leesburg, located at 201 E. Lake Harris Dr., Leesburg, 34748. Weigh-ins will also take place at this location on all three days.

To help ensure the safety of all involved, attendance is limited to competing anglers and essential staff only. Fans are encouraged to follow the event online at www.MajorLeagueFishing.com for the MLF Live weigh-in broadcasts and daily coverage.

The 2021 Major League Fishing BIG5 Toyota Series on the Harris Chain of Lakes is hosted by Visit Lake and the City of Leesburg. For additional information about the Toyota Series, visit www.MajorLeagueFishing.com. Visit the official tourism site for Lake County, Florida, at www.visitlakefl.com to find information on area restaurants, activities, places to stay and more.

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