Bean Station’s Huff Wins Phoenix Bass Fishing League on Cherokee Lake
Mar 15th, 2021 by Keith Worrall
Modified Mar 15th, 2021 at 2:55 PM
Knoxville’s Jones Wins Strike King Co-Angler Division
JEFFERSON CITY, Tenn. (March 15, 2021) – Boater Nick Huff of Bean Station, Tennessee, won the Phoenix Bass Fishing League presented by T-H Marine at Cherokee Lake in Jefferson City, Tennessee. Huff earned $6,154 for his victory at the event, which was hosted by the Jefferson County Department of Tourism.
TOP 10 RESULTS
RANK, BOATER NAME/HOMETOWN, BASS WEIGHT, AWARD
Nick Huff of Bean Station, Tenn.
Bill Humbard of New Market, Tenn.
Josh Norris of Spring City, Tenn.
Jason Bridwell of Blountville, Tenn.
Steven May of Dandridge, Tenn.
Jeff Knight of Cleveland, Tenn.
Rocky Huff of Chilhowie, Va.
Jake Lee of Powell, Tenn.
Brian Vicchio of Gray, Tenn.
Shannon Johnson of Madisonville, Tenn.
10th Larry Abel Jr. of Piney Flats, Tenn. 5 14-1 $571
RANK, STRIKE KING, CO-ANGLER NAME/HOMETOWN BASS, WEIGHT, AWARD
Craig Jones of Knoxville, Tenn.
Ryan Godsey of Chickamauga, Ga.
Peyton Kent of McDonald, Tenn.
Jim Thrift of Kingsport, Tenn.
Larry Payne of Gray, Tenn.
Ryan Lee of Pound, Va.
Matt Malone of Kingsport, Tenn.
Steve Ouellette of Knoxville, Tenn.
Joey Boling of Walland, Tenn.
10th James Robinson of Clinton, S.C. 3 8-9 $426
Full results from the event can be found at MajorLeagueFishing.com.
CONTINGENCY AWARDS, AWARD NAME, CONTINGENCY PAYOUT
Boater Berkley Big Bass
Steven May of Dandridge, Tenn.
5-pound, 3-ounce bass
Strike King Co-Angler Berkley Big Bass
Henry Bryan of Sevierville, Tenn.
4-pound, 15-ounce bass
Phoenix MLF BIG5 Bonus
Joshua Short of Bean Station, Tenn.
Eligible Phoenix Boat*
* 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.
– Umbrella Rig N/A
Strike King Co-Angler – Umbrella Rig N/A
2021 QUALIFICATION OPPORTUNITIES
Volunteer Division – Phoenix Bass Fishing League Regional Championship
Lake Murray, Columbia, S.C.
Capital City Lake Murray Country
Phoenix Bass Fishing League All-American
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 s 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.
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