Choctaw’s Waner Wins Phoenix Bass Fishing League on Lake Eufaula

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 19 mins ago by Keith Worrall 

Modified May 18th, 2021 at 10:14 AM

Choctaw’s Waner Wins Phoenix Bass Fishing League on Lake Eufaula


Owasso’s Campbell Wins Strike King Co-Angler Division

EUFAULA, Okla. (May 18, 2021) – Boater Paul Waner of Choctaw, Oklahoma, wins the Phoenix Bass Fishing League Presented by T-H Marine at Lake Eufaula Presented by Berkley in Eufaula, Okla. Waner earned $5,645 for his victory at the event.

TOP 10 RESULTS

RANK
BOATER NAME/HOMETOWN
BASS
WEIGHT
AWARD

1st
Paul Waner of Choctaw, Okla.
5
23-9
$5,645

2nd
Shonn Goodwin of Moore, Okla.
5
19-14
$2,453

3rd
Brett King of Kinta, Okla.
5
18-8
$1,635

4th
Chris M. Jones of Bokoshe, Okla.
5
17-4
$1,063

4th
Hunter McClary of Stigler, Okla.
5
17-4
$1,063

6th
Jacob Capps of Muskogee, Okla.
5
16-14
$1,399

7th
Darin Crowder of Claremore, Okla.
5
16-9
$818

8th
Jeff Clark of Van Buren, Ark.
5
15-11
$736

9th
Trevor Yates of Norman, Okla.
5
15-9
$654

10th
Jeremy Johnson of Henryetta, Okla.
5
15-8
$543

10th
Justin Phillips of Checotah, Okla.
5
15-8
$543

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

1st
Clay Campbell of Owasso, Okla.
5
16-2
$2,453

2nd
Andrew Sharp of Fort Smith, Ark.
4
15-3
$1,226

3rd
Glynn Reid of Baton Rouge, La.
5
14-3
$816

4th
Justin Fuller of Broken Arrow, Okla.
5
14-0
$942

5th
Timothy Cartwright of Sand Springs, Okla.
5
13-7
$491

6th
Coby Fourkiller of Tahlequah, Okla.
5
12-14
$450

7th
Patrick Weir of Park Hill, Okla.
5
12-12
$409

8th
Aaron Warren of Inola, Okla.
5
12-10
$368

9th
Nathan Colwell of Pryor, Okla.
5
12-7
$652

10th
Jake Hess of Tulsa, Okla.
5
11-14
$286

CONTINGENCY AWARDS

AWARD
NAME
CONTINGENCY
PAYOUT

Boater Big Bass
Paul Waner of Choctaw, Okla.
7-pound, 5-ounce bass
$740

Strike King Co-Angler Berkley Big Bass
Justin Fuller of Broken Arrow, Okla.
5-pound, 3-ounce bass
$370

Phoenix MLF BIG5 Bonus
Jacob Capps of Muskogee, Okla.
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
Custom Spinnerbait
N/A

Strike King Co-Angler
Custom Spinnerbait
N/A

2021 QUALIFICATION OPPORTUNITIES

EVENT
DATE
LOCATION
HOST

Okie 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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