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
|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.
|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.
|Boater||– Umbrella rig|
|Strike King Co-Angler||– Strike King Bitsy Bug||Not Disclosed|
2021 QUALIFICATION OPPORTUNITIES
|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 Facebook, Twitter, Instagram , and YouTube.