CORTLAND, Ohio – Boater Kyle Knauf of Berlin Center, Ohio, wins the Phoenix Bass Fishing League Presented by T-H Marine at Mosquito Lake Presented by TINCUP Whiskey in Cortland, Ohio. Knauf earned $5,428 for his victory at the event.
TOP 10 RESULTS
|1st||Kyle Knauf of Berlin Center, Ohio||5||16-5||$5,428|
|2nd||Shaun Brown of Slippery Rock, Pa.||5||15-13||$2,214|
|3rd||Jeffrey Yost of Lima, Ohio||5||14-10||$1,478|
|4th||Josh Kelly of Cortland, Ohio||5||14-1||$1,033|
|5th||Chuck Willis of Dayton, Ohio||5||13-15||$886|
|6th||Jay Ellis of Celina, Ohio||5||13-12||$2,012|
|7th||Butch Dobransky of North Canton, Ohio||5||13-9||$738|
|8th||Luke Fulton of Ray, Ohio||5||13-2||$627|
|8th||Danny Reaves of Cleves, Ohio||5||13-2||$627|
|10th||Josh Smith of Hamilton, Ohio||5||13-1||$517|
|RANK||STRIKE KING CO-ANGLER NAME/HOMETOWN||BASS||WEIGHT||AWARD|
|1st||Brian Blinn of Troy, Ohio||5||12-3||$2,214|
|2nd||Mark Miller of Baltic, Ohio||5||11-14||$1,107|
|3rd||Jarrod Simmons of Athens, Ohio||5||11-13||$738|
|4th||Brian Zelinskas of Beavercreek, Ohio||5||11-12||$517|
|5th||J.R. Selke of Waynesville, Ohio||5||10-12||$443|
|6th||Dan Goforth of Monroe, Ohio||5||10-10||$406|
|7th||Jordan Voigt of Celina, Ohio||5||10-8||$369|
|8th||Jeff Turner of Plainfiled, Ill.||5||10-5||$532|
|9th||Alfie Bricker of West Portsmouth, Ohio||5||10-4||$295|
|10th||Billy French of Hamilton, Ohio||5||10-3||$258|
|Boater Big Bass||Brody Campbell of Oxford, Ohio||5-pound, 3-ounce bass||$635|
|Strike King Co-Angler Berkley Big Bass||Preston Hake of Mineral Ridge, Ohio||4-pound, 4-ounce bass||$317|
|Phoenix MLF BIG5 Bonus||Jay Ellis of Celina, Ohio||Eligible Phoenix Boat*||$500|
* 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 MLF BIG5 Bonus contingency program can be found at PhoenixBassBoats.com.
|Boater||Unspecified Drop Shot||N/A|
|Strike King Co-Angler||Z-Man Evergreen Chatterbait Jack Hammer||N/A|
2021 QUALIFICATION OPPORTUNITIES
|Buckeye Division – Phoenix Bass Fishing League Regional Championship||Oct. 14-16||Potomac River, Marbury, Md.||Charles County Board of Commissioners|
|2022 Phoenix Bass Fishing League All-American||June 2-4||Lake 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 Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.