FALLS OF ROUGH, Ky. – Boater Richard Ison of New Washington, Indiana, wins the Phoenix Bass Fishing League presented by T-H Marine at Rough River Lake Presented by TINCUP Whiskey in Falls of Rough, Kentucky. Ison earned $7,330 for his victory at the event, including a $2,500 Phoenix MLF BIG5 Bonus.
TOP 10 RESULTS
|1st||Richard Ison of New Washington, Ind.||5||13-4||$7,330|
|2nd||Chris Martinkovic of Hamilton, Ohio||5||12-5||$2,615|
|3rd||Bryan Jenkins of Indianapolis, Ind.||5||12-1||$1,609|
|4th||Eric Hardesty of Nineveh, Ind.||5||11-4||$1,127|
|5th||Terry McWilliams of Greenfield, Ind.||5||11-3||$966|
|6th||Charlie Land of Coatesville, Ind.||5||11-1||$885|
|7th||Clint Bissonett of Beaver Creek, Ohio||5||10-12||$805|
|8th||Brody Campbell of Oxford, Ohio||5||10-8||$724|
|9th||Nathan Harrison of Reynolds Station, Ky.||5||10-5||$644|
|10th||Caleb Carnes of Harned, Ky.||5||10-3||$563|
|RANK||STRIKE KING CO-ANGLER NAME/HOMETOWN||BASS||WEIGHT||AWARD|
|1st||Jeffery Johnson of Austin, Ind.||5||10-5||$2,560|
|2nd||Hunter Bowden of Terre Haute, Ind.||3||8-6||$1,652|
|3rd||Tom Harber of Kokomo, Ind.||4||8-2||$787|
|4th||John Albertson of Bloomington, Ind.||5||7-7||$551|
|5th||David Rector of Brazil, Ind.||5||7-3||$472|
|6th||Devon Welter of Connersville, Ind.||4||6-11||$433|
|7th||Josh Ford of Camden, Ohio||4||6-2||$373|
|7th||Luke Robinson of Hardinsburg, Ky.||5||6-2||$373|
|9th||Brian Liming of Dillsboro, Ind.||5||6-1||$315|
|10th||Steven Sanders of Orleans, Ind.||3||6-0||$275|
|Boater Big Bass||Justin Henderson of Bargersville, Ind.||4-pound, 15-ounce bass||$720|
|Strike King Co-Angler Berkley Big Bass||Hunter Bowden of Terra Haute, Ind.||4-pound, 4-ounce bass||$347|
|Phoenix MLF BIG5 Bonus||Richard Ison of New Washington, Ind.||Eligible Phoenix Boat*||$2,500|
*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||Berkley PowerBait||Did Not Divulge|
|Strike King Co-Angler||Secret Lures Stupid Tube||Did Not Divulge|
2021 QUALIFICATION OPPORTUNITIES
|Hoosier Division – Phoenix Bass Fishing League Regional Championship||Oct. 7-9||Wheeler Lake, Decatur, Ala.||Decatur Morgan County Tourism|
|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.