GALLATIN, Tenn. (June 21, 2021) – Boater Joey Mallicoat of Lebanon, Tennessee wins the Phoenix Bass Fishing League Presented by T-H Marine at Old Hickory Lake in Gallatin, Tennessee. Mallicoat earned $4,652 for his victory at the event, hosted by Sumner County Tourism.
TOP 10 RESULTS
|1st||Joey Mallicoat of Lebanon, Tenn.||5||17-13||$4,652|
|2nd||Josh Womack of Gallatin, Tenn.||5||16-1||$2,326|
|3rd||Danny Abrams of Greensfork, Ind.||5||15-8||$1,551|
|4th||Matt Henry of Milledgeville, Ga.||5||15-5||$1,086|
|5th||Brady Duncan of Lebanon, Tenn.||5||14-15||$930|
|6th||Anthony Nash of Quebeck, Tenn.||5||14-10||$814|
|6th||Matt Allen of Bloomington Springs, Tenn.||5||14-10||$814|
|8th||Dale Rowland of Shelbyville, Tenn.||5||14-9||$948|
|9th||Jesse Rigsby of Old Hickory, Tenn.||5||14-6||$1,120|
|10th||David Gnewikow of Mt. Juliet, Tenn.||5||14-1||$743|
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|RANK||STRIKE KING CO-ANGLER NAME/HOMETOWN||BASS||WEIGHT||AWARD|
|1st||Joey Myers of Gallatin, Tenn.||5||12-2||$2,270|
|2nd||Colby Gaddy of Lebanon, Tenn.||5||10-7||$1,146|
|2nd||Josh Underhill of Watertown, Tenn.||5||10-7||$946|
|4th||Charles Bennington of Scottsville, Ky.||5||10-3||$530|
|5th||Jared Kutil of Beaufort, S.C.||5||10-2||$704|
|6th||Sam Loveless of Somerset, Ky.||5||10-0||$416|
|7th||Timothy Ernst of Winchester, Ky.||5||9-12||$378|
|8th||Christopher Stites, Jr. of La Vergne, Tenn.||4||9-9||$341|
|9th||Alex Gault of Flintville, Tenn.||5||8-14||$303|
|10th||Luke Alexander of Gallatin, Tenn.||4||8-11||$265|
|Boater Big Bass||William Saddoris of Nashville, Tenn.||5-pound, 12-ounce bass||$685|
|Strike King Co-Angler Berkley Big Bass||Brian Reed of Cookeville, Tenn.||4-pound, 9-ounce bass||$330|
|Phoenix MLF BIG5 Bonus||Jesse Rigsby of Old Hickory, Tenn.||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||Zoom Swimbait||Did Not Disclose|
|Strike King Co-Angler||Junk Fishing||Did Not Disclose|
2021 QUALIFICATION OPPORTUNITIES
|Music City 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.