Ninety Six’s Gunter wins Phoenix Bass Fishing League on Clarks Hill Lakev

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June 16, 2021 by Keith Worrall

Amended June 16, 2021 at 2:34 PM

Jefferson’s Healan Wins Strike King Co-Angler Division

APPLING, Ga. (June 15, 2021) – Rower Bryan Gunter of Ninety Six, South Carolina wins the Phoenix Bass Fishing League Presented by TH Marine at Clarks Hill Lake Presented by Googan Baits in Appling, GA. Gunter earned $6,213 for his win at the event.

TOP 10 RESULTS

RANK, NAME OF CANOTIER/TOWN OF ORIGIN, BASS, WEIGHT, AWARD

1st
Bryan Gunter of Ninety-Six, South Carolina
5
17-7
$6,213

2nd
Sterling Banks of Beech Island, South Carolina
5
16-9
$2,684

3rd
Bobby Stanfill from Greenwood, SC
5
15-11
$1,789

4th
Daniel Atkins from Anderson, South Carolina
5
15-9
$1,253

5th
Zack Lamb of Martinez, Ga.
5
14-15
$1,074

6th
Randy Childers from Anderson, SC
5
14-14
$1,184

7th
Andy Wicker from Pomaria, SC
5
14-13
$850

7th
Sammy Landrum of Appling, Ga.
5
14-13
$850

9th
Greg Rikard of Leesville, SC
5
14-12
$716

10th
Eric Mora of Evans, Ga.
5
14-8
$626

RANK
STRIKE KING CO-ANGLER NAME/HOME CITY
LOW
WEIGHT
AWARD

1st
Tom Healan of Jefferson, Ga.
5
15-2
$2,684

2nd
James Akins of Cumming, Ga.
5
14-11
$1,342

3rd
Gregory Littles, father of Columbia, SC
5
14-10
$893

4th
Cameron Holley from Anderson, SC
5
13-7
$1,048

5th
Johnny Hancox from West Union, South Carolina
5
12-12
$537

6th
Bradley Gunter from Greenwood, SC
5
12-2
$492

7th
Joey Alexander from Salem, South Carolina
5
12-0
$447

8th
David Daniel of Gainesville, Ga.
5
11-8
$403

9th
Westley Denny from Westminster, SC
5
11-6
$358

10th
Kyle Rogers of Cleveland, Ga.
5
11-3
$313

CONTINGENCY PRICE

AWARD
NAME
CONTINGENCY
PAYMENT

Boater Big Bass
Bryan Gunter of Ninety-Six, South Carolina
6-pound, 8-ounce bass
$845

Strike King Co-Angler Berkley Big Bass
Cameron Holley from Anderson, SC
6-pound, 4-ounce bass
$422

Phoenix MLF BIG5 Bonuses
Danny Kirk of Bartow, Ga.
Eligible Phoenix boat*
$500

* Boaters are eligible to earn up to an additional $7,000 per event in each Phoenix Bass Fishing League presented by TH Marine Tournament if all conditions are met. More information about the Phoenix MLF BIG5 Bonus Emergency Program can be found at PhoenixBassBoats.com.

WINNING BAIT, ANGLER, BAIT, COLOR

Boater
Buzzbait & Zoom Brush Hog
Did not disclose

Strike King Co-fisherman
Zoom Fluke & shaking head rig
Did not disclose

2021 QUALIFYING OPPORTUNITIES

EVENT, DATE, PLACE, HOST

Savannah River Division – Phoenix Bass Fishing League Regional Championship
October 14-16
Lake Murray, Columbia, South Carolina
Capital Lake Murray Country Regional Office of 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 TH Marine is a 24-division circuit dedicated to weekend anglers, with 128 tournaments throughout the season, five qualifying events in each division. The top 45 Strike King boaters and co-anglers from each division, along with the five winners of the qualifying events, will qualify for one of six Phoenix Bass Fishing League regional championships. Boaters will compete for a prize of $60,000, including a new Phoenix 819 Pro bass boat with a 200 horsepower Mercury outboard, and $10,000, while Strike King co-fishermen will fish for a new Phoenix 819 bass boat Pro with a 200 horsepower Mercury outboard. .

The top six from each region will then qualify for one of the oldest championships in all of competitive bass fishing – the Phoenix Bass Fishing League All-American.
The top 45 Strike King boaters and co-fishermen as well as tournament winners from each division of the Phoenix Bass Fishing League will also earn priority entry into the Toyota Series, the path to the Tackle Warehouse Pro circuit and ultimately the MLF Bass Pro. Tower.

For more details and up-to-date information, visit MajorLeagueFishing.com. For regular updates, photos, tournament news and more, follow the Phoenix Bass Fishing League presented by TH Marine on MLF social media on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.

About MLF BIG5
MLF BIG5 is part of MLF, the largest fishing tournament organization in the world. It offers anglers of all skill levels the opportunity to compete for millions in prize money across five tournament circuits with a Big Five Fish format. Based in Tulsa, Oklahoma, with offices in Benton, Kentucky, MLF and its partners host more than 290 bass fishing tournaments each year around the world, including in the United States, Canada, China, Italy, Korea South, Mexico, Namibia, Portugal, South Africa, Spain and Zimbabwe.

MLF tournaments air on the Outdoor Channel, Sportsman Channel, World Fishing Network, MyOutdoorTV, Discovery and CBS Sports, while MLF Bass Fishing magazine offers cutting-edge advice from top pros to the world’s most passionate bass anglers.

Robert A. Glidden