GADSDEN, Ala. (June 28, 2021) – Boater Mark McCaig of Oxford, Alabama, won the Phoenix Bass Fishing League Presented by T-H Marine at Lake Neely Henry Presented by Googan Baits in Gadsden, Alabama. McCaig earned $12,938 for his victory at the event, including the lucrative $7,000 Phoenix MLF BIG5 contingency bonus.
The event was hosted by the City of Gadsden.
TOP 10 RESULTS
|1st||Mark McCaig of Oxford, Ala.||5||16-12||$12,938|
|2nd||Kris Colley of Ragland, Ala.||5||16-2||$2,469|
|3rd||Tommy Hensley of Jackson, Ga.||5||15-0||$1,646|
|4th||Hunter Hays of Gadsden, Ala.||5||14-3||$1,152|
|5th||Robbie Robinson of Mobile, Ala.||5||14-1||$988|
|6th||Blake Lewis of Pace, Fla.||5||12-9||$905|
|7th||Blake Tomlin of Greenville, Ga.||5||12-7||$1,568|
|8th||Roger Shifflett of Hayden, Ala.||5||12-6||$741|
|9th||Jason Berrong of Crossville, Ala.||5||12-3||$658|
|10th||Bradley Jones of Aragon, Ga.||5||11-15||$576|
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|RANK||STRIKE KING CO-ANGLER NAME/HOMETOWN||BASS||WEIGHT||AWARD|
|1st||Steven Jacques of Addison, Ala.||5||13-5||$2,655|
|2nd||Johnathon Marsh of Graysville, Ala.||4||10-9||$1,235|
|3rd||Steve Burgess of Killen, Ala.||5||9-15||$1,023|
|4th||Richard Bailey of Florence, Ala.||5||9-10||$576|
|5th||Mason Cole of Deatsville, Ala.||5||8-12||$494|
|6th||Charles Davis of Wetumpka, Ala.||5||8-11||$703|
|7th||Hunter Bowden of Terre Haute, Ind.||4||8-10||$412|
|8th||Terry Harper of Ranburne, Ala.||5||8-9||$370|
|9th||Audie Aultman of Knoxville, Tenn.||4||7-15||$329|
|10th||Pauley Pitcher of Huntsville, Ala.||5||7-12||$288|
|Boater Big Bass||Blake Tomlin of Greenville, Ga.||7-pound, 4-ounce bass||$745|
|Strike King Co-Angler Berkley Big Bass||Gerald Grace of Jasper, Ala. & Steven Jacques of Addison, Ala.||4-pound, 11-ounce bass||$372 (split)|
|Phoenix MLF BIG5 Bonus||Mark McCaig of Oxford, Ala.||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||Jig and Beaver||N/A|
|Strike King Co-Angler||Shaky-head rig||N/A|
2021 QUALIFICATION OPPORTUNITIES
|Bama Division – Phoenix Bass Fishing League Regional Championship||Oct. 7-9||Wheeler Lake, Decatur, Ala.||Decatur Morgan County Tourism|
|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.