CLEWISTON, Fla. (April 13, 2021) – Boater David Pechacek of Winter Garden, Florida, wins the Phoenix Bass Fishing League presented by T-H Marine at Lake Okeechobee in Clewiston, Florida. Pechacek earned $5,519 for his victory at the event.
TOP 10 RESULTS
|1st||David Pechacek of Winter Garden, Fla.||5||20-3||$5,519|
|2nd||Brian MacDougall of La Belle, Fla.||5||19-4||$2,298|
|2nd||Kevin Izzi of Smithville, Texas||5||19-4||$2,298|
|4th||Jessie Mizell of Myakka City, Fla.||5||18-15||$1,288|
|5th||Garrett Farmer of Estero, Fla.||5||18-3||$1,104|
|6th||Brandon Medlock of Lake Placid, Fla.||5||18-0||$1,012|
|7th||Trevor Hamlin of Cape Coral, Fla.||5||17-4||$1,805|
|8th||Joe Callahan of Plantation, Fla.||5||16-9||$828|
|9th||Clay Batson of Bradenton, Fla.||5||16-8||$736|
|10th||Tony Bennett of Tarpon Springs, Fla.||5||15-14||$644|
|RANK||STRIKE KING CO-ANGLER NAME/HOMETOWN||BASS||WEIGHT||AWARD|
|1st||Joshua Dunn of Mulberry, Fla.||5||22-0||$2,760|
|2nd||Jonathan Miller of Dundee, Ohio||5||19-3||$1,380|
|3rd||Chris Nickle of Sanford, Fla.||5||14-8||$918|
|4th||Edwin Rivera of Orlando, Fla.||5||14-7||$644|
|5th||Dawson Wiles of Fruit Cove, Fla.||5||13-6||$552|
|6th||Randy Paquette of Sarasota, Fla.||5||12-13||$506|
|7th||Brandon St. Pierre of Lehigh Acres, Fla.||5||12-11||$460|
|8th||Jose Valasquez of Gibsonton, Fla.||5||12-10||$414|
|9th||Giovanni Pizza of Boca Raton, Fla.||5||12-8||$368|
|10th||Barry Colbert of Port Saint Lucie, Fla.||5||12-2||$322|
|Boater Big Bass||Trevor Hamlin of Cape Coral, Fla.||7-pound, 10-ounce bass||$885|
|Strike King Co-Angler Berkley Big Bass||Bruce McFayden of Deerfield Beach, Fla.||8-pound, 2-ounce bass||$442|
|Phoenix MLF5 Bonus||Jared McMillan of Clewiston, Fla.||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.
|Boater||Outkast Tackle RTX Flipping Jig Zoom Super Speed Craw||Black & Blue Did Not Divulge|
|Strike King Co-Angler||Berkley Havoc Devil Spear||Brown & Purple|
2021 QUALIFICATION OPPORTUNITIES
|Gator 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.