TRENTON, Mich. – Boater Cody Salzmann of Clarkston, Michigan wins the Phoenix Bass Fishing League Presented by T-H Marine at the Detroit River Presented by TINCUP Whiskey in Trenton, Michigan. Salzmann earned $5,735 for his victory at the event on Sunday, Aug. 1.
TOP 10 RESULTS
|1st||Cody Salzmann of Clarkston, Mich.||5||22-11||$5,735|
|2nd||Jonathon Dewey of Fort Gratiot, Mich. ||5||22-8||$2,708|
|3rd||Chris Hellebuyck of Waterford, Mich. ||5||20-15||$1,613|
|4th||Robby Lefere of Jackson, Mich. ||5||20-3||$988|
|5th||Elijah Meyers of Fort Wayne, Ind. ||5||2-0||$847|
|6th||Todd Schmitz of Coldwater, Mich.||5||19-13||$741|
|7th||Austin Anderson of Ashley, Ind. ||5||19-13||$1,241|
|8th||Matt Vermilyea of Perrysburgh, Ohio||5||19-12||$635|
|9th||Mike Trombly of Belleville, Mich. ||5||19-2||$565|
|10th||David Gloden of Ionia, Mich.||5||19-1||$494|
|RANK||STRIKE KING CO-ANGLER NAME/HOMETOWN||BASS||WEIGHT||AWARD|
|1st||Steve Syrett of Howell, Mich. ||5||19-0||$2,118|
|2nd||Russell Vandiver of Fishers, Ind. ||5||18-9||$882|
|2nd ||Brian Perdieu of Rochester, Ind.||5||18-9||$882|
|4th||Joseph Sittler of Fort Wayne, Ind. ||5||18-6||$494|
|5th||John Quackenbush of Mattawan, Mich. ||5||17-15||$424|
|6th||Lavon Raber of Wolcottville, Ind.||5||17-5||$388|
|7th||Bob Eastman of Fenton, Mich.||4||16-12||$353|
|8th||David Roche of Center Line, Mich.||5||16-11||$318|
|9th||Ron Norris of Portage, Mich.||5||16-7||$282|
|10th||David Michaelis of Commerce, Mich. ||5||16-3||$247|
|Boater Big Bass ||Jonathon Dewey, Fort Gratiot, Mich.||5-pound, 10-ounce bass||$590|
|Strike King Co-Angler Berkley Big Bass||James Marcum of Catlettsburg, Ky.||5-pound, 10-ounce bass||$295|
|Phoenix MLF BIG5 Bonus||Austin Anderson of Ashley, Ind.||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||Berkley Powerbait Maxscent Flat Worm||N/A|
|Strike King Co-Angler||Unspecified Drop Shot||N/A|
2021 QUALIFICATION OPPORTUNITIES
|Michigan 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.