JEFFERSON, Texas (April 12, 2021) – Boater Stephen Reitzell of Colfax, Louisiana, wins the Phoenix Bass Fishing League presented by T-H Marine at Lake of the Pines in Jefferson, Texas. Reitzell earned $5,229 for his victory at the event.
TOP 10 RESULTS
|1st||Stephen Reitzell of Colfax, La.||5||23-10||$5,229|
|2nd||Kraig Chapman of Bossier City, La.||5||21-12||$2,614|
|3rd||Judah Morris of Forest Hill, La.||5||18-14||$1,745|
|4th||Brad Morgan of Ashdown, Ark.||5||18-10||$1,220|
|5th||Edwin Baker of Gilmer, Texas||5||18-3||$1,046|
|6th||Troy Roder of Brookeland, Texas||5||17-15||$959|
|7th||Arthur Johnson of Judson, Texas||5||17-9||$871|
|8th||Red Ballard of Sulphur, La.||5||17-6||$1,284|
|9th||Robert Riche of Houma, La.||5||16-14||$697|
|10th||Randy Deaver of Blanchard, La.||5||16-11||$860|
|RANK||STRIKE KING CO-ANGLER NAME/HOMETOWN||BASS||WEIGHT||AWARD|
|1st||JJ Matzke of League City, Texas||5||14-9||$2,614|
|2nd||Tyrell Harmon of Manor, Texas||5||14-6||$1,307|
|3rd||Floyd Pittman of Covington, La.||5||14-4||$872|
|4th||Greg Dennis of Fort Worth, Texas||5||14-1||$566|
|4th||Albert Ignacio of Dallas, Texas||5||14-1||$566|
|6th||Robert Massey of Calhoun, La.||5||13-10||$479|
|7th||Calvin Bogan of Livingston, Texas||5||13-0||$436|
|8th||Brandon Begnaud of Texas City, Texas||5||12-14||$392|
|9th||Cameron Petras of Biloxi, Miss.||4||12-12||$349|
|10th||Tim Woodard of Rosepine, La.||5||12-6||$430|
|Boater Big Bass||Louis Ferguson of Woodville, Texas||7-pound, 10-ounce bass||$815|
|Strike King Co-Angler Berkley Big Bass||Lat Nichols of Deport, Texas||8-pound, 12-ounce bass||$407|
|Phoenix MLF BIG5 Bonus||Red Ballard of Sulphur, La.||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.
|Strike King Co-Angler||Soft Plastic Jerkbait on a Drop-Shot||Orange Magnum|
2021 QUALIFICATION OPPORTUNITIES
|Cowboy Division – Phoenix Bass Fishing League Regional Championship||Oct. 21-23||Lake Ouachita, Mt. Ida, Ark.||Visit Hot Springs|
|Phoenix Bass Fishing League All-American||June 3-5||Douglas Lake, Dandridge, Tenn.||Jefferson County Department of Tourism|
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.