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Batesville’s McCulley Wins Phoenix Bass Fishing League on Lake Ferguson

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 1 hour ago by Keith Worrall 

Modified May 18th, 2021 at 9:50 AM

Batesville’s McCulley Wins Phoenix Bass Fishing League on Lake Ferguson


Lena’s Harrell Wins Strike King Co-Angler Division

GREENVILLE, Miss. (May 18, 2021) – Boater Brad McCulley of Batesville, Mississippi, wins the Phoenix Bass Fishing League Presented by T-H Marine at Lake Ferguson Presented by Googan Baits in Greenville, Mississippi. McCulley earned $3,418 for his victory at the event, hosted by the Greenville/Washington County CVB.

TOP 10 RESULTS

RANK
BOATER NAME/HOMETOWN
BASS
WEIGHT
AWARD

1st
Brad McCulley of Batesville, Miss.
5
21-5
$3,418

2nd
Andy Graves of Clarksdale, Miss.
5
21-0
$1,709

3rd
John Anderson of Baysprings, Miss.
5
20-6
$1,838

4th
Jason Honnoll of Starkville, Miss.
5
20-3
$798

5th
Kirk Tisdale of Ellisville, Miss.
5
18-6
$684

6th
Lloyd Pickett, Jr. of Bartlett, Tenn.
5
18-3
$627

7th
Bradley Perkins of Raymond, Miss.
5
17-6
$570

8th
Rob Livingston of Cleveland, Miss.
5
17-1
$513

9th
Denny Patterson of Horn Lake, Miss.
5
17-0
$456

10th
Charlie Jennings of Greenville, Miss.
5
16-14
$399

RANK
STRIKE KING CO-ANGLER NAME/HOMETOWN
BASS
WEIGHT
AWARD

1st
Ramey Harrell of Lena, Miss.
5
20-6
$1,709

2nd
Colin Fogerty of Memphis, Tenn.
5
18-0
$855

3rd
Clay Atkins of Hamilton, Miss.
5
16-9
$570

4th
Greg Hamblin of New Albany, Miss.
5
14-15
$399

5th
Daniel McAfee of Smithville, Miss.
5
14-14
$342

6th
Keith Whipple of Luka, Miss.
5
14-10
$313

7th
Anthony House of New Albany, Miss.
5
13-7
$285

8th
Scott Kirk of Houston, Miss.
5
13-2
$256

9th
Thomas Sanderson of Amory, Miss.
5
12-7
$228

10th
John Harrell of Lena, Miss.
5
12-6
$199

CONTINGENCY AWARDS

AWARD
NAME
CONTINGENCY
PAYOUT

Boater Big Bass
Clay Lucas of Columbus, Miss.
5-pound, 12-ounce bass
$420

Strike King Co-Angler Berkley Big Bass
Elton Bryant of Flowood, Miss.
4-pound, 13-ounce bass
$210

Phoenix MLF BIG5 Bonus
John Anderson of Baysprings, Miss.
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.

WINNING BAITS

ANGLER
BAIT
COLOR

Boater
Unspecified Craw Tube
Black/Blue

Strike King Co-Angler
Zoom Brush Hog
Watermelon

2021 QUALIFICATION OPPORTUNITIES

EVENT
DATE
LOCATION
HOST

Mississippi Division – Phoenix Bass Fishing League Regional Championship
Oct. 21-23
Lake Ouachita, Mt. Ida, Ark.
Visit Hot Springs

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.

For complete details and updated information visit MajorLeagueFishing.com. For regular updates, photos, tournament news and more, follow the Phoenix Bass Fishing League presented by T-H Marine on MLF’s social media outlets at Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube .

About MLF BIG5
MLF BIG5 is part of MLF, the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization. It provides anglers of all skill levels the opportunity to compete for millions in prize money across five tournament circuits featuring a five-biggest-fish format. Headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma, with offices in Benton, Kentucky, MLF and its partners conduct more than 290 bass-fishing tournaments annually 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 Outdoor Channel, Sportsman Channel, World Fishing Network, MyOutdoorTV, Discovery and CBS Sports while MLF Bass Fishing magazine delivers cutting-edge tips from top pros to the world’s most avid bass anglers.

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