WINNECONNE, Wis. – Boater Cade Laufenberg of La Crosse, Wisconsin, won the Phoenix Bass Fishing League Presented by T-H Marine at the Wolf River Chain of Lakes Presented by TINCUP in Winneconne, Wisconsin. Laufenberg earned $12,235 for his victory at the event, including the lucrative $7,000 Phoenix MLF BIG5 contingency bonus.
TOP 10 RESULTS
|1st||Cade Laufenberg of La Crosse, Wis.||5||15-3||$12,235|
|2nd||Brandon Briscoe of McHenry, Ill.||5||15-0||$2,118|
|3rd||Clayton Reitz of Morton, Ill.||5||14-9||$1,413|
|4th||Mike Feldermann of Galena, Ill.||5||14-4||$988|
|5th||Steve Mortenson of Oshkosh, Wis.||5||13-15||$847|
|6th||Mark Myers of Cedar Falls, Iowa||5||13-12||$776|
|7th||Andrew Behnke of Fond Du Lac, Wis.||5||13-11||$706|
|8th||Charles Wright of Becker, Minn.||5||13-10||$600|
|8th||Kory Krienke of Annandale, Minn.||5||13-10||$600|
|10th||Daniel Ragan of Braceville, Ill.||5||13-5||$494|
|RANK||STRIKE KING CO-ANGLER NAME/HOMETOWN||BASS||WEIGHT||AWARD|
|1st||Paul Vonwald of La Crosse, Wis.||5||13-10||$2,392|
|2nd||Mongshua Xiong of La Crosse, Wis.||5||12-14||$1,050|
|3rd||Brady Rufenacht of Lavalle, Wis.||5||11-15||$701|
|4th||Kalvin Korotka of Manawa, Wis.||5||11-12||$490|
|5th||Danny Mancini of Necedah, Wis.||5||10-15||$420|
|6th||Jake Minch of Stevens Point, Wis.||5||10-14||$385|
|7th||Zeb Mathews of Waunakee, Wis.||5||10-12||$350|
|8th||Tom Lyskawka of Arlington Heights, Ill.||5||10-9||$315|
|9th||Kevin Anderson of Ettrick, Wis.||5||10-3||$262|
|9th||Justin Oppegard of Eagan, Minn.||5||10-3||$262|
|Boater Big Bass||Kevin Johnson of Sparta, Wis.||4-pound, 15-ounce bass||$590|
|Strike King Co-Angler Berkley Big Bass||Paul Vonwald of La Crosse, Wis.||4-pound, 12-ounce bass||$292|
|Phoenix MLF BIG5 Bonus||Cade Laufenberg of La Crosse, Wis.||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||Frog 3/8-ounce Jig||N/A Black|
|Strike King Co-Angler||Tube Frog Worm||N/A Black N/A|
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, 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.