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
|1st||Mike Brueggen of La Crosse, Wis.||10||35-3||$6,053|
|2nd||Dan Mohn of Lansing, Iowa||10||33-6||$3,026|
|3rd||Cade Laufenberg of La Crosse, Wis.||10||32-10||$2,518|
|4th||Tom Monsoor of La Crosse, Wis.||10||32-5||$1,412|
|5th||Brandon Gann of Sparta, Wis.||10||31-13||$1,211|
|6th||Kevin Wolfram of Chicago, Ill.||10||31-8||$1,110|
|7th||Matt Finkeldei of Davenport, Ind.||10||31-5||$1,509|
|8th||Kevin Ruh of Onalaska, Wis.||10||31-3||$908|
|9th||Hunter Litchfield of Macomb, Ill.||10||31-0||$807|
|10th||Ron Cherkas of Ankeny, Ind.||10||29-15||$706|
|RANK||STRIKE KING CO-ANGLER NAME/HOMETOWN||BASS||WEIGHT||AWARD|
|1st||Alan Bernicky of Joliet, Ill.||10||33-10||$3,449|
|2nd||Luke Kerstetter of Brookfield, Wis.||10||25-7||$1,499|
|3rd||Dan McAdams of Reedsburg, Wis.||10||25-5||$996|
|4th||Casey Goode of La Crosse, Wis.||10||24-12||$700|
|5th||Christopher Morgan of Greendale, Wis.||10||24-12||$600|
|6th||Logan Sullivan of Waunakee, Wis.||10||24-4||$550|
|7th||Nick Kramersmeier of Johnston, Ind.||10||24-1||$500|
|8th||Jeff Pfeffer of Isanti, Minn.||10||23-11||$450|
|9th||Nicholas Oates of Marengo, Ill.||9||23-4||$400|
|10th||Brett Anderson of Grantsburg, Wis.||9||20-3||$350|
|Boater Big Bass||Phillip Butera of Aurora, Ill.||5-pound, 6-ounce bass||$817|
|Strike King Co-Angler Berkley Big Bass||Scott Miller of Burlington, Wis.||4-pound, 9-ounce bass||$405|
|Phoenix MLF BIG5 Bonus||Cade 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 MLF BIG5 Bonus contingency program can be found at PhoenixBassBoats.com.
|Boater||Unspecified Swim Jig||Did Not Divulge|
|Strike King Co-Angler||Bizz Baits Sassy Stick||Did Not Divulge|
2021 QUALIFICATION OPPORTUNITIES
|Great Lakes Division – Phoenix Bass Fishing League Regional Championship||Oct. 21-23||Lake Ouachita, Mount Ida, Ark.||Visit Hot Springs|
|2022 Phoenix Bass Fishing League All-American||June 2-4||Lake 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 Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.