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Camdenton’s Newcomb Wins Phoenix Bass Fishing League on Lake of the Ozarks Presented by Fenwick

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 4 weeks ago by Keith Worrall 

Modified Mar 15th, 2021 at 2:59 PM

Saint Clair’s Bray Wins Strike King Co-Angler Division

OSAGE BEACH, Mo. (March 15, 2021) – Boater Andy Newcomb of Camdenton, Missouri, won the Phoenix Bass Fishing League presented by T-H Marine at Lake of the Ozarks Presented by Fenwick in Osage Beach, Missouri. Newcomb earned $12,000 for his victory at the event, including a lucrative $5,000 Phoenix MLF BIG5 Bonus, which was hosted by Central Missouri’s Tri-County Lodging Association.

TOP 10 RESULTS
RANK
BOATER NAME/HOMETOWN
BASS WEIGHT
AWARD

1st
Andy Newcomb of Camdenton, Mo.
5
21-0
$12,000

2nd
James Watson of Lampe, Mo.
5
18-12
$3,000

3rd
Wesley Rogers of Thayer, Mo.
5
18-4
$2,000

4th
Matt Ellis of Mount Vernon, Mo.
5
18-1
$2,400

5th
Roger Fitzpatrick of Eldon, Mo.
5
17-13
$1,200

6th
Bobby Albert of Springfield, Mo.
5
17-0
$1,100

7th
David Holbrook of Lake Ozark, Mo.
5
16-14
$1,000

8th
John Sappenfield of Shawnee, Kan.
5
16-6
$900

9th
Mike Guidorzi of Fenton, Mo.
5
16-5
$800

10th
Brad Jelinek of Lincoln, Mo.
5
15-14
$700

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

1st
Michael Bray of Saint Clair, Mo.
4
13-8
$3,000

2nd
Rob Melendez of Bourbonnais, Ill.
3
11-15
$1,500

3rd
Brayden Schaben of Westphalia, Mo.
4
11-13
$1,000

4th
Jeremy Fiedler of Sullivan, Mo.
4
11-5
$700

5th
Alex Thomas of Fulton, Mo.
3
10-13
$600

6th
Eric Nance of Washington, Mo.
4
10-1
$550

7th
Kyler Waisner of Greenwood, Mo.
5
9-15
$500

8th
Cody Carl of Lake Lotawana, Mo.
3
9-14
$450

9th
Larry Rothweil of Saint Charles, Mo.
3
9-12
$400

10th
Tom Kaufmann of Warsaw, Mo.
4
9-11
$350

Full results from the event can be found at MajorLeagueFishing.com.

CONTINGENCY AWARDS

AWARD, NAME, CONTINGENCY, PAYOUT

Boater Berkley Big Bass
Matt Ellis of Mount Vernon, Mo.
6-pound, 14-ounce bass
$1,000

Strike King Co-Angler Berkley Big Bass
Caleb Welch of Bolivar, Mo.
6-pound, 14-ounce bass
$500

Phoenix MLF BIG5 Bonus Andy Newcomb of Camdenton, Mo. Eligible Phoenix Boat* $5,000

* 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
BAITS
COLOR

Boater
– Umbrella Rig
– Jerkbait N/A

Strike King Co-Angler – Jerkbait
– Crankbait N/A

 

2021 QUALIFICATION OPPORTUNITIES

EVENT
DATE
LOCATION
HOST

Ozark Division – Phoenix Bass Fishing League Regional Championship
Oct. 7-9
Norfork Lake, Mountain Home, Ark.
Mountain Home Area Chamber of Commerce

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 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.

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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