Wilkinson of Farmersburg wins Phoenix Bass League on Ohio River and Tanners Creek

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Category: Bass Tournament

August 16, 2021 by Keith Worrall

Amended August 16, 2021 at 8:33 PM

Liberty Township’s Brock Wins Strike King Co-Fisherman Division

LAWRENCEBURG, Ind. (August 16, 2021) – Boater Chris Wilkinson of Farmersburg, Indiana wins the Phoenix Bass Fishing League Presented by TH Marine at Ohio River-Tanners Creek Presented by TINCUP Whiskey in Lawrenceberg, Indiana. Wilkinson won $ 4,830 for his victory at Saturday’s event.

TOP 10 RESULTS

RANK
NAME OF BROWSER / CITY OF ORIGIN
LOW
WEIGHT
AWARD

1st
Chris Wilkinson from Farmersburg, Ind.
5
9-8
$ 4,830

2nd
Tony Collins from Dayton, Ohio
5
9-5
$ 2,915

3rd
Kenny Dials from Creston, Ohio
5
8-10
$ 1,609

4th
Pete Justice from Sharonville, Ohio
5
8-4
$ 1,127

5th
Jared Robinson from Medora, Ind.
5
7-13
$ 1,166

6th
Lee Mills of Columbus, Ind.
5
7-6
$ 885

7th
Scott Manson from Covington, Ohio
5
7-5
$ 805

8th
Dick Shaffer from Rockford, Ohio
5
7-3
$ 684

8th
Bob Robinson from Lebanon, Ohio
4
7-3
$ 684

10th
Chuck Willis from Dayton, Ohio
2
7-1
$ 1,255

10th
Brandon Houston from Burlington, Ky.
4
7-1
$ 535

RANK
STRIKE KING CO-FISHERMAN NAME / ORIGINAL CITY
LOW
WEIGHT
AWARD

1st
Austin Brock from Liberty Township, Ohio
3
7-7
$ 2,755

2nd
Jason Wood from Connersville, Ind.
5
6-15
$ 1,199

3rd
Ron Weisenburger from Continental, Ohio
5
6-3
$ 795

4th
Brent Jones from Okeana, Ohio
5
5-14
$ 200

5th
Brandon Fraley from Tipp City, Ohio
4
4-14
$ 460

5th
Brayden Costa from Aberdeen, Ohio
3
4-14
$ 460

7th
Randy Bramos from Winchester, Ohio
4
4-8
$ 400

8th
Howard Smith from Hamilton, Ohio
4
4-7
$ 340

8th
Joshua Goff from Canton, Ohio
3
4-7
$ 340

10th
James Wilcox from Proctorville, Ohio
4
4-2
$ 530

EMERGENCY PRICE

AWARD
NAME
CONTINGENCY
PAYMENT

Big Bass Boater
Chuck Willis from Dayton, Ohio
5-pound, 12-ounce bass
$ 720

Strike King Co-Angler Berkley Big Bass
Austin Brock from Liberty Township, Ohio
3-pound, 8-ounce bass
$ 357

Phoenix MLF BIG5 Bonus
Tony Collins from Dayton, Ohio
Eligible Phoenix boat *
$ 500

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

WINNING BAIT

SINNER
BAIT
COLOR

Boater
Spinnerbaits and drones
did not disclose

Strike King Co-fisherman
Senko
did not disclose

2021 QUALIFICATION OPPORTUNITIES

AN EVENT
DATED
SITE
HOSTING

Buckeye Division – Phoenix Bass Fishing League Regional Championship
October 14-16
Potomac River, Marbury, Maryland
Charles County Council of Commissioners

2022 Phoenix Bass Fishing League All-American
June 2-4
Hamilton Lake, Hot Springs, Ark.
Arkansas Department of Parks and Tourism and Hot Springs Tour

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 qualifying event winners, will advance to one of six Phoenix Bass Fishing League regional championships. Boaters will compete for a prize of $ 60,000, featuring a new Phoenix 819 Pro bass boat with a 200 horsepower, $ 10,000 Mercury outboard, while Strike King co-fishermen will fish a new Phoenix 819 Pro bass boat. with a 200 horsepower Mercury outboard. .

The top six from each region will then advance to one of the longest-running championships in all of competitive bass fishing – the Phoenix Bass Fishing League All-American.

Strike King’s top 45 boaters and co-anglers 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 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.

About MLF BIG5
MLF BIG5 is part of MLF, the world’s largest fishing tournament organization. It offers anglers of all skill levels the opportunity to compete for millions of cash prizes on five tournament circuits featuring 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 the United States, Canada, China, Italy, South Korea, Mexico, Namibia, Portugal, South Africa, Spain and Zimbabwe.

MLF Tournaments are broadcast on The Outdoor Channel, Sportsman Channel, World Fishing Network, MyOutdoorTV, Discovery, and CBS Sports, while MLF Bass Fishing Magazine provides cutting-edge advice from the best pros to the world’s most avid anglers.

Robert A. Glidden