FLW announced 2017 schedules of BFL (Bass Fishing League) divisions last week.

The Gator Division in Florida will hold all five tournaments on Lake Okeechobee. The trail used to alternate between the Kissimmee Chain and Lake Okeechobee.

Gator Division tournament Schedule is:

Jan. 14
Roland & Mary Ann Martin’s Marina & Resort
920 E Del Monte Ave
Clewiston FL 33440

Feb. 11
C. Scott Driver Park
2800 NW 20th Trail
Okeechobee FL 34974

March 25
Roland & Mary Ann Martin’s Marina & Resort
920 E Del Monte Ave
Clewiston FL 33440

April 22
C. Scott Driver Park
2800 NW 20th Trail
Okeechobee FL 34974

Sept. 23-24
Roland & Mary Ann Martin’s Marina & Resort
920 E Del Monte Ave
Clewiston FL 33440

Winners of tournaments in all BFL divisions nationally will automatically qualify for regionals, a rule change for 2017. Regional berths have been based on point totals for the entire season through this year.

Entry fees will be the same — $230 for boaters and $115 for co-anglers for one-day events.

Registration begins Nov. 18.

For information, check www.FLWFishing.com.