GAINESVILLE, Ga. – Boater Paul Marks of Cumming, Georgia, won the two-day Phoenix Bass Fishing League Super Tournament Presented by T-H Marine at Lake Lanier Sunday in Gainesville, Georgia. Marks earned $15,678 for his victory in the event, including the lucrative $7,000 Phoenix MLF BIG5 contingency bonus.
TOP 10 RESULTS
|1st||Paul Marks of Cumming, Ga.||10||34-9||$15,678|
|2nd||Drew Harbin of Winder, Ga.||10||32-5||$3,839|
|3rd||Michael Anders of Anderson, S.C.||10||32-1||$2,558|
|4th||J.R. McCay of Robertstown, Ga.||10||31-10||$1,792|
|5th||Brock Turner of Jasper, Ga.||10||30-10||$1,536|
|6th||Brad Wiley of Alto, Ga.||10||30-8||$1,408|
|7th||Matthew O’Connell of Brooks, Ga.||10||29-14||$1,530|
|8th||Elijah Benson of Dawsonville, Ga.||10||29-4||$1,152|
|9th||David Lowery of Milledgeville, Ga.||10||29-3||$1,024|
|10th||Emil Wagner of Marietta, Ga.||10||29-2||$896|
|RANK||STRIKE KING CO-ANGLER NAME/HOMETOWN||BASS||WEIGHT||AWARD|
|1st||Joe Morgan of Woodstock, Ga.||9||24-0||$3,733|
|2nd||Jeff Walker of Cumming, Ga.||10||21-3||$1,867|
|3rd||Chandler White of Covington, Ga.||10||21-1||$1,244|
|4th||Colby Elliott of Blairsville, Ga.||9||19-1||$871|
|5th||Donald Peppers of Good Hope, Ga.||8||18-0||$747|
|6th||Cody Cantrell of Fairmount, Ga.||8||17-13||$684|
|7th||Joshua Boyd of Gainesville, Ga.||9||17-13||$622|
|8th||Theron Asbery of Longwood, Fla.||7||16-13||$810|
|9th||Thomas Pierce of Calhoun, Ga.||9||16-13||$498|
|10th||J.B. Banks of Gainesville, Ga.||7||15-8||$436|
|Boater Big Bass||Grant Kelly of Milledgeville, Ga.||5-pound, 12-ounce bass||$1,185|
|Strike King Co-Angler Berkley Big Bass||Stephen Waldon of Ellenwood, Ga.||5-pound, 4-ounce bass||$570|
|Phoenix MLF BIG5 Bonus||Paul Marks of Cumming, Ga.||Eligible 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 MLF BIG5 Bonus contingency program can be found at PhoenixBassBoats.com.
|Boater||Sebile Magic Swimmer Swimbait||N/A|
|Strike King Co-Angler||Sebile Magic Swimmer Swimbait||N/A|
2021 QUALIFICATION OPPORTUNITIES
|Bulldog Division – Phoenix Bass Fishing League Regional Championship||Oct. 21-23||St. Johns River, Palatka, Fla.||Putnam County Tourist Development Council|
|2022 Phoenix Bass Fishing League All-American||June 2-4, 2022||Lake Hamilton, Hot Springs, Ark.||Arkansas Dept. 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.