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Cedar Falls’ Myers Wins Phoenix Bass Fishing League on Mississippi River – Prairie du Chien

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 2 hours ago by Keith Worrall 

Modified Aug 11th, 2021 at 10:04 AM

Arcadia’s Conrad and Lavalle’s Rufenacht Win Strike King Co-Angler Division

PRAIRIE DU CHIEN, Wisc. (August 10, 2021) – Boater Mark Myers of Cedar Falls, Indiana wins the Phoenix Bass Fishing League Presented by T-H Marine at Mississippi River-Prairie Du Chien Presented by TINCUP Whiskey in Prairie Du Chien, Wisconsin. Myers earned $3,926 for his victory at the event.

TOP 10 RESULTS

RANK
BOATER NAME/HOMETOWN
BASS
WEIGHT
AWARD

1st
Mark Myers of Cedar Falls, Ind.
3
10-14
$3,926

2nd
Nick Trim of Galesville, Wisc.
3
10-6
$2,993

3rd
Benny Stutzman of Caledonia, Minn.
3
9-11
$1,309

4th
Tony Seiler of Hudson, Wisc.
3
9-10
$916

5th
Brandon Briscoe of McHenry, Ill.
3
9-6
$785

6th
Bill Sepke of Indian Head Park, Ill.
3
9-5
$720

7th
Jeff Ritter of Prairie Du Chien, Wisc.
3
9-2
$654

8th
William (Bill) Schultz of Viroqua, Wisc.
3
9-1
$589

9th
Curtis Samo of Rochelle, Ill.
3
9-0
$523

10th
Mike Brueggen of La Crosse, Wisc.
3
8-13
$458

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

1st
Richard Conrad of Arcadia, Wisc.
3
8-5
$1,472

1st
Brady Rufenacht of Lavalle, Wisc.
3
8-5
$1,472

3rd
Luka Strepacki of Naperville, Ill.
3
8-3
$920

4th
Larry Litchfield of Macomb, Ill.
3
7-14
$458

5th
Joe Rockey of Schaumburg, Ill.
3
7-10
$393

6th
Steve Esser of Dubuque, Ind.
3
7-6
$360

7th
Jaz Duncan of Eau Claire, Wisc.
3
7-5
$327

8th
Nick Kramersmeier of Johnston, Ind.
3
7-4
$278

8th
Jason Swanson of Waterloo, Ind.
3
7-4
$278

10th
Chad Schultz of Rockton, Ill.
3
7-0
$217

10th
Kalvin Korotka of Manawa, Wisc.
3
7-0
$217

CONTINGENCY AWARDS

AWARD
NAME
CONTINGENCY
PAYOUT

Boater Big Bass
Nick Trim of Galesville, Wisc.
4-pound, 10-ounce bass
$530

Strike King Co-Angler Berkley Big Bass
Luke Strepacki of Naperville, Ill.
3-pound, 14-ounce bass
$265

Phoenix MLF BIG5 Bonus
Nick Trim of Galeville, Wisc.
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
Did Not Divulge
N/A

Strike King Co-Angler
Did Not Divulge
N/A

2021 QUALIFICATION OPPORTUNITIES

EVENT
DATE
LOCATION
HOST

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

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

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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