SHELBYVILLE, Ill. – Boater Trey McKinney of Carbondale, Illinois wins the two-day Phoenix Bass Fishing League Super-Tournament Presented by T-H Marine at Lake Shelbyville Presented by TINCUP Whiskey in Shelbyville, Illinois. McKinney earned $5,806 for his victory at the event.
TOP 10 RESULTS
|1st||Trey McKinney of Carbondale, Ill.||10||30-14||$5,806|
|2nd||Bradley Smith of Saint Jacob, Ill.||10||25-6||$2,403|
|3rd||Scott Neighbors of Makanda, Ill.||8||24-7||$1,603|
|4th||Alex Moore of Chester, Ill.||8||22-2||$1,121|
|5th||Garrett McDowell of Mattoon, Ill.||9||21-4||$961|
|6th||Patrick O’Dell of Windsor, Ill.||8||16-5||$881|
|7th||Tom Silber of Labadie, Mo.||7||14-10||$801|
|8th||Hilton Jones of Westfield, Ill.||5||13-1||$721|
|9th||Tyler Schweigert of Morton, Ill.||6||12-7||$641|
|10th||Travis Wilson of La Harpe, Ill.||5||12-5||$561|
|RANK||STRIKE KING CO-ANGLER NAME/HOMETOWN||BASS||WEIGHT||AWARD|
|1st||Chris Dittamore of Toledo, Ill.||7||16-9||$2,403|
|2nd||Sheldon Ayers of Goreville, Ill.||3||12-1||$1,491|
|3rd||Anthony Balding of Lebanon, Ill.||5||11-12||$801|
|4th||Alan Bernicky of Joliet, Ill.||6||10-13||$1,011|
|5th||Jason Korando of Chester, Ill.||5||9-10||$481|
|6th||Drew Cress of Highland, Ill.||4||9-5||$441|
|7th||Amanda Black of Toledo, Ill.||4||9-1||$401|
|8th||Drew Williams of Homer, Ill.||4||6-10||$360|
|9th||Tim Schneider of Saint Louis, Mo.||4||6-7||$320|
|10th||Lyle Lehman of Blue Mound, Ill.||3||6-1||$280|
|Boater Big Bass||Mike Barnes of Mackinaw, Ill.||5-pound, 7-ounce bass||$577|
|Strike King Co-Angler Berkley Big Bass||Sheldon Ayers of Goreville, Ill.||4-pound, 6-ounce bass||$289|
|Phoenix MLF BIG5 Bonus||N/A||Eligible Phoenix Boat*||N/A|
* 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 Soft Plastic||N/A|
|Strike King Co-Angler||Unspecified Texas Rig||Green Pumpkin|
2021 QUALIFICATION OPPORTUNITIES
|Illini Division – Phoenix Bass Fishing League Regional Championship||Oct. 7-9||Norfork Lake, Mountain Home, Ark.||Mountain Home Area Chamber of Commerce|
|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.