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Manson Wins on Indian Lake

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Scott Manson
Shallow was the way to go
September 29, 2020 • MLF • Phoenix Bass Fishing League

Boater Scott Manson of Covington, Ohio, brought five bass to the scale Saturday weighing 10 pounds, 15 ounces to win the Phoenix Bass Fishing League presented by T-H Marine Buckeye Division Tournament at Indian Lake. For his victory, Manson earned $3,804.

The tournament was the fifth and final event in the 2020 Buckeye Division presented by A.R.E. Truck Caps.

According to post-tournament reports, Manson caught his fish on three baits – a buzzbait, a NetBait Paca Craw and a SPRO frog.


 Top 10 boaters:

 1st: Scott Manson of Covington, Ohio, five bass, 10-15, $3,804

 2nd: Hunter Colwell of Zanesfield, Ohio, five bass, 9-7, $2,402

 3rd: Bob Logan of Waynesfield, Ohio, five bass, 9-5, $1,267

 4th: Charles Willis of Dayton, Ohio, four bass, 8-15, $888

 5th: Craig Burwell of North Baltimore, Ohio, five bass, 8-7, $761

 6th: Gary Ginter of Bellefontaine, Ohio, five bass, 8-5, $697

 7th: Jeremie Barker of Trenton, Ohio, four bass, 7-13, $1,139

 8th: Donald Sibley of Strasburg, Ohio, five bass, 7-12, $571

 9th: Pete Justice of Sharonville, Ohio, five bass, 7-8, $507

 10th: Roger Hahn of Fairfield, Ohio, five bass, 7-6, $444

Complete results

Barker earned the day’s $505 Boater Big Bass award with a 3-pound, 13-ounce bass. 

Colwell took home an extra $500 as the highest finishing FLW PHOENIX BONUS member. Boaters are eligible to win up to an extra $7,000 per event in each Phoenix Bass Fishing League presented by T-H Marine tournament if all requirements are met. More information on the FLW PHOENIX BONUS contingency program can be found at


John Lane

Lane tops co-anglers 

John Lane of Findlay, Ohio, earned the win in the Co-angler Division Saturday after catching a total of five bass weighing 8 pounds, 12 ounces. Lane earned $1,897 for his victory.


Top 10 co-anglers: 

 1st: John Lane of Findlay, Ohio, five bass, 8-12, $1,897

 2nd: Jeff Moorman of Liberty Township, Ohio, three bass, 5-11, $949

 3rd: Billy French of Hamilton, Ohio, three bass, 4-13, $833

 4th: Chris McCusker of Beaver Falls, Pa., three bass, 4-11, $443

 5th: Jefferey Shields of Covington, Ohio, three bass, 4-7, $379

 6th: Mark Henderson of Martinsville, Ohio, three bass, 4-2, $348

 7th: Bill Meyers of Urbana, Ohio, three bass, 4-1, $284

 7th: Derrick Sadlowski of Steubenville, Ohio, two bass, 4-1, $284

 7th: Logan Kaplon of Creekside, Pa., one bass, 4-1, $531

 10th: J.R. Selke of Waynesville, Ohio, three bass, 3-10, $221

Kaplon earned the event’s Co-angler Big Bass Award of $247 with a fish weighing in at 4 pounds, 1 ounce.