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Findlay’s Burton Wins Two-Day Phoenix Bass Fishing League Super Tournament on Lake Erie

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September 13, 2021 • MLF • Phoenix Bass Fishing League

SANDUSKY, Ohio – Boater Wilson Burton of Findlay, Ohio wins the two-day Phoenix Bass Fishing League Super Tournament Presented by T-H Marine at Lake Erie Presented by TINCUP Whiskey in Sandusky, Ohio. Burton earned $14,098 for his victory at the event.

TOP 10 RESULTS

RANKBOATER NAME/HOMETOWNBASSWEIGHTAWARD
1stWilson Burton of Findlay, Ohio1031-12$14,098
2ndJacob Jones of Milford, Ohio1030-0$2,824
3rdJim Vitaro of Wooster, Ohio1027-15$1,882
4thDave Fricke of Hamilton, Ohio1027-7$1,318
5thGary Ginter of Bellefontaine, Ohio1026-6$1,130
6thKevin Spears of New Boston, Ohio1026-5$1,035
7thChris Martinkovic of Hamilton, Ohio1025-11$941
8thBrody Campbell of Oxford, Ohio925-4$847
9thKyle Wesienburger of Columbus Grove, Ohio1025-4$753
10thJosh Smith of Hamilton, Ohio1025-3$659
RANKSTRIKE KING CO-ANGLER NAME/HOMETOWNBASSWEIGHTAWARD
1stBrian Short of Oxford, Ohio1024-9$2,824
2ndJames Ross of Akron, Ohio1024-7$1,412
3rdJacob Crapyou of Portsmouth, Ohio1024-6$940
4thChris McCusker of Beaver Falls, Pa.1023-15$659
5thDave Spindler of Twinsburg, Ohio1023-8$565
6thNathan Brown of West Mansfield, Ohio1022-15$518
7thRobert Fravel of Catawba Island, Ohio720-13$471
8thCaleb Edgerton of Dayton, Ohio920-10$749
9thSteve Sorrell of Beavercreek, Ohio819-6$377
10thKenny Smith of Austin, Ind.918-12$329


CONTINGENCY AWARDS

AWARDNAMECONTINGENCYPAYOUT
Boater Big BassMark Chevrier of Columbus, Ohio5-pound bass$750
Strike King Co-Angler Berkley Big BassMatthew Hostetter of East Palestine, Ohio5-pound bass$375
Phoenix MLF5 BonusWilson Burton of Findlay, OhioEligible Phoenix Boat*$7,000


* 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 Phoenix MLF5 Bonus contingency program can be found at PhoenixBassBoats.com.

WINNING BAITS

ANGLERBAITCOLOR
BoaterStrike King Red Eye ShadBlue/Chrome
Strike King Co-AnglerZ-Man Original ChatterBait CrankbaitDid Not Disclose


2021 QUALIFICATION OPPORTUNITIES

EVENTDATELOCATIONHOST
Buckeye Division – Phoenix Bass Fishing League Regional ChampionshipOct. 14-16Potomac River, Marbury, Md.Charles County Board of Commissioners
2022 Phoenix Bass Fishing League All-AmericanJune 2-4Lake Hamilton, Hot Springs, Ark.Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism & Visit Hot Springs

The 2021 MLF Phoenix Bass Fishing League Presented by T-H Marine is a 24-division circuit devoted to weekend anglers, with 128 tournaments throughout the season, five qualifying events in each division. The top 45 boaters and Strike King co-anglers from each division, along with the five winners of the qualifying events, will advance to one of six Phoenix Bass Fishing League Regional Championships. Boaters will compete for a $60,000 prize package, including a new Phoenix 819 Pro bass boat with a 200-horsepower Mercury outboard and $10,000, while Strike King co-anglers will fish for a new Phoenix 819 Pro bass boat with a 200-horsepower Mercury outboard.

The top six finishers in each regional will then qualify for one of the longest-running championships in all of competitive bass fishing – the Phoenix Bass Fishing League All-American.

The top 45 boaters and Strike King co-anglers plus tournament winners from each Phoenix Bass Fishing League division will also earn priority entry into the Toyota Series, the pathway to the Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit and ultimately the MLF Bass Pro Tour.

For complete details and updated information visit MajorLeagueFishing.com. For regular updates, photos, tournament news and more, follow the Phoenix Bass Fishing League Presented by T-H Marine on MLF’s social media outlets at FacebookTwitterInstagram, and YouTube.