La Crosse’s Brueggen Wins Two-Day Phoenix Bass Fishing League Super Tournament on Mississippi River-La Crosse - Major League Fishing
La Crosse’s Brueggen Wins Two-Day Phoenix Bass Fishing League Super Tournament on Mississippi River-La Crosse
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La Crosse’s Brueggen Wins Two-Day Phoenix Bass Fishing League Super Tournament on Mississippi River-La Crosse

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October 5, 2021 • MLF • Press Releases

LA CROSSE, Wis. – Boater Mike Brueggen of La Crosse, Wisconsin wins the two-day Phoenix Bass Fishing League Super Tournament Presented by T-H Marine at the Mississippi River-La Crosse Presented by TINCUP Whiskey in La Crosse, Wisconsin on Sunday. Brueggen earned $6,053 for his victory at the event, hosted by the La Crosse County Convention & Visitors Bureau.

TOP 10 RESULTS

RANKBOATER NAME/HOMETOWNBASSWEIGHTAWARD
1stMike Brueggen of La Crosse, Wis.1035-3$6,053
2ndDan Mohn of Lansing, Iowa1033-6$3,026
3rdCade Laufenberg of La Crosse, Wis.1032-10$2,518
4thTom Monsoor of La Crosse, Wis.1032-5$1,412
5thBrandon Gann of Sparta, Wis.1031-13$1,211
6thKevin Wolfram of Chicago, Ill.1031-8$1,110
7thMatt Finkeldei of Davenport, Ind.1031-5$1,509
8thKevin Ruh of Onalaska, Wis.1031-3$908
9thHunter Litchfield of Macomb, Ill.1031-0$807
10thRon Cherkas of Ankeny, Ind.1029-15$706
RANKSTRIKE KING CO-ANGLER NAME/HOMETOWNBASSWEIGHTAWARD
1stAlan Bernicky of Joliet, Ill.1033-10$3,449
2ndLuke Kerstetter of Brookfield, Wis.1025-7$1,499
3rdDan McAdams of Reedsburg, Wis.1025-5$996
4thCasey Goode of La Crosse, Wis.1024-12$700
5thChristopher Morgan of Greendale, Wis.1024-12$600
6thLogan Sullivan of Waunakee, Wis.1024-4$550
7thNick Kramersmeier of Johnston, Ind.1024-1$500
8thJeff Pfeffer of Isanti, Minn.1023-11$450
9thNicholas Oates of Marengo, Ill.923-4$400
10thBrett Anderson of Grantsburg, Wis.920-3$350


CONTINGENCY AWARDS

AWARDNAMECONTINGENCYPAYOUT
Boater Big BassPhillip Butera of Aurora, Ill.5-pound, 6-ounce bass$817
Strike King Co-Angler Berkley Big BassScott Miller of Burlington, Wis.4-pound, 9-ounce bass$405
Phoenix MLF5 BonusCade Laufenberg of La Crosse, Wis.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 MLF5 Bonus contingency program can be found at PhoenixBassBoats.com.

WINNING BAITS

ANGLERBAITCOLOR
BoaterUnspecified Swim JigDid Not Divulge
Strike King Co-AnglerBizz Baits Sassy StickDid Not Divulge


2021 QUALIFICATION OPPORTUNITIES

EVENTDATELOCATIONHOST
Great Lakes Division – Phoenix Bass Fishing League Regional ChampionshipOct. 21-23Lake Ouachita, Mount Ida, Ark.Visit Hot Springs
2022 Phoenix Bass Fishing League All-AmericanJune 2-4Lake 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 FacebookTwitterInstagram, and YouTube.