Phoenix Bass Fishing League Regional Championship Set for St. Johns River
11 minutes ago by Keith Worrall
Amended Oct 15, 2021 @ 9:55 am
Four hundred boaters and co-fishermen descend on Palatka to compete for $ 60,000 and their shot at the 2022 All-American Championship
PALATKA, Florida (October 14, 2021) – The Phoenix Bass Fishing League presented by the Bulldog, Choo Choo, Gator and South Carolina divisions of TH Marine will end their 2021 season next week in Palatka, Fla., October 21-23, with the Phoenix Bass Fishing Regional League Championship presented by TH Marine in St. Johns River. Hosted by the Putnam County Tourist Development Council, the three-day regional championship will feature the top 45 boaters and co-anglers as well as tournament winners from all four divisions, vying for a top prize of $ 60,000, including one Phoenix 819 Pro bass boat with a 200 horsepower, $ 10,000 Mercury outboard plus lucrative emergency rewards including up to an additional $ 7,000 in Phoenix MLF bonuses. Strike King co-anglers will compete for a top prize of $ 50,000, including a Phoenix 819 Pro bass boat with a 200 horsepower Mercury outboard. Winners will be determined by the heaviest catch over three days.
Anglers will take off at 7:30 a.m.ET daily from Palatka Riverfront Park in Palatka. Weigh-ins will also take place at the park and begin at 3:30 pm Fans are invited to attend the event or follow the action online via the âMLF Liveâ weigh-in shows on MajorLeagueFishing.com.
The 2021 MLF Phoenix Bass Fishing League presented by TH Marine consisted of 24 divisions dedicated to weekend anglers, with 128 tournaments throughout the season and five qualifying events in each division. The top 45 Strike King boaters and co-anglers from each division, along with the five qualifying event winners, advance to one of six Phoenix Bass Fishing League regional championships.
The top six finalists from each region will advance to one of the longest-running championships in all of competitive bass fishing – the Phoenix Bass Fishing League All-American, to be held June 2-4 at Lake Hamilton in Hot Springs, Arkansas, hosted by the Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism and Visit Hot Springs.
Top Strike King boaters and co-anglers from each division of the Phoenix Bass Fishing League will also earn priority entry into the Toyota Series, the route to the Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit, and ultimately the Bass Pro Tour.
For more details and updated 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.
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