Estill Spring’s Palmer Wins Phoenix Bass Fishing League on Lake Guntersville - Major League Fishing
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Tennessee’s Roye Wins Strike King Co-Angler Division
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February 15, 2021 • MLF • Press Releases

SCOTTSBORO, Ala. (Feb. 15, 2021) – Boater Freddy Palmer of Estill Springs, Tennesssee, won the Phoenix Bass Fishing League presented by T-H Marine at Lake Guntersville in Scottsboro, Alabama. Palmer earned $7,000 for his victory at the event, which was hosted by the Mountain Lakes Chamber of Commerce.

TOP 10 RESULTS

RANK
 
BOATER NAME/HOMETOWN
 
BASS
 
WEIGHT
 
AWARD
 
1st
 
Freddy Palmer of Estill Springs, Tenn.
 
5
 
21-6
 
$7,000
 
2nd
 
Hunter Eubanks of Inman, S.C. 
 
5
 
20-2
 
$3,000
 
3rd
 
Michael Lowry of Soddy-Daisy, Tenn.
 
5
 
19-12
 
$2,000
 
4th
 
William Merrick of Mount Juliet, Tenn.
 
5
 
19-4
 
$1,900
 
5th
 
Roger Chisenall of Flat Rock, Ala.
 
5
 
19-1
 
$1,200
 
6th
 
Greg Lamb of Birchwood, Tenn. 
 
5
 
18-15
 
$2,100
 
7th
 
Tyler Pendergrass of Cullman, Ala.
 
5
 
18-7
 
$1,000
 
8th
 
Andrew Clayton of Westpoint, Tenn.
 
5
 
17-15
 
$850
 
8th
 
Tracy Robinson of Gadsden, Ala.
 
5
 
17-15
 
$850
 
10th
 
Heath Gilmore of Meridian, Miss.
 
5
 
17-8
 
$700
 
RANK
 
STRIKE KING CO-ANGLER NAME/HOMETOWN
 
BASS
 
WEIGHT
 
AWARD
 
1st
 
James Roye of Altamont, Tenn.
 
5
 
15-14
 
$3,000
 
2nd
 
Brian Koch of Hixson, Tenn.
 
5
 
15-1
 
$1,500
 
3rd
 
Matt Marcel of Tullahoma, Tenn.
 
5
 
14-11
 
$1,000
 
4th
 
Philip Moore of Batesville, Miss.
 
4
 
14-5
 
$700
 
5th
 
T.J. Anderson of Sumter, S.C.
 
5
 
14-2
 
$600
 
6th
 
Raymond Hanlon of Chattanooga, Tenn.
 
4
 
13-13
 
$550
 
7th
 
Rich Frey of Owens Cross Roads, Ala.
 
5
 
13-7
 
$500
 
8th
 
Ron Creasy of Florence, Ala.
 
5
 
13-6
 
$425
 
8th
 
Robert Moore of Mobile, Ala.
 
5
 
13-6
 
$425
 
10th
 
Michael Roush of Mobile, Ala.
 
5
 
13-2
 
$350
 


Full results from the event can be found at MajorLeagueFishing.com.

CONTINGENCY AWARDS

AWARD
 
NAME
 
CONTINGENCY
 
PAYOUT
 
Boater Berkley Big Bass 
 
Greg Lamb of Birchwood, Tenn. 
 
7-pound, 8-ounce bass
 
$1,000
 
Strike King Co-Angler Berkley Big Bass
 
Johnny Hancox of West Union, S.C.
 
4-pound, 12-ounce bass
 
$497
 
Phoenix MLF BIG5 Bonus
 
William Merrick of Mount Juliet, Tenn.
 
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.

WINNING BAITS

ANGLER
 
BAITS
 
COLOR
 
Boater
 
– Umbrella rig
– Jig
– Swimbait
 
N/A
 
Strike King Co-Angler
 
– Strike King Bitsy Bug
 
Not Disclosed
 


2021 QUALIFICATION OPPORTUNITIES

EVENT
 
DATE
 
LOCATION
 
HOST
 
Choo Choo Division – Phoenix Bass Fishing League Regional Championship
 
Oct. 21-23
 
St. Johns River, Palatka, Fla.
 
Putnam County Tourist Development Council
 
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  FacebookTwitter,  Instagram , and YouTube.