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Clanton’s Gore Wins Two-Day Phoenix Bass Fishing League Super-Tournament on Lay Lake

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 5 mins ago by Keith Worrall 

Modified Sep 14th, 2021 at 7:26 PM

Clanton’s Gore Wins Two-Day Phoenix Bass Fishing League Super-Tournament on Lay Lake


Boater Wesley Gore of Clanton, Alabama and Strike-King co-angler Robert Hays of Elmore, Alabama.

Elmore’s Hays Wins Strike King Co-Angler Division

COLUMBIANA, Ala. (Sept. 13, 2021) – Boater Wesley Gore of Clanton, Alabama wins the two-day Phoenix Bass Fishing League Super-Tournament Presented by T-H Marine at Lay Lake in Columbiana, Alabama. Gore earned $5,886 for his victory at the event.

TOP 10 RESULTS

RANK
BOATER NAME/HOMETOWN
BASS
WEIGHT
AWARD

1st
Wesley Gore of Clanton, Ala.
10
28-2
$5,886

2nd
Taylor Luna of Prattville, Ala.
10
25-8
$2,943

3rd
Bo Hunter of Gardendale, Ala.
10
25-1
$1,964

4th
C.J. Knight of Sylacauga, Ala.
10
24-8
$1,873

5th
Jacob Walker of Alabaster, Ala.
10
20-13
$1,177

6th
Ronnie McDonough of Birmingham, Ala.
9
20-11
$1,079

7th
Michael Smith of Andalusia, Ala.
10
20-3
$981

8th
Donald Griffith of Robertsdale, Ala.
10
20-1
$883

9th
Bradley Johnson of Salem, Ala.
10
18-12
$785

10th
Blake Tomlin of Greenville, Ga.
10
17-14
$687

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

1st
Robert Hays of Elmore, Ala.
8
16-5
$2,943

2nd
Todd Mowery of Madison, Ala.
7
14-11
$1,472

3rd
David Cornelius of Maylene, Ala.
8
14-7
$1,377

4th
Julio Candelario of Midland, Ga.
9
14-5
$1,137

5th
Robert Enke of Columbus, Ga.
8
14-0
$589

6th
Daniel Corkern of Florence, Miss.
10
13-8
$540

7th
Peyton Templeton of Jasper, Ala.
7
13-0
$491

8th
Chris Harcrow of Dawson, Ala.
6
12-13
$441

9th
Dennis McGouirk of Carrollton, Ga.
8
12-2
$392

10th
Caleb Scott of Sylacauga, Ala.
8
11-6
$343

CONTINGENCY AWARDS

AWARD
NAME
CONTINGENCY
PAYOUT

Boater Big Bass
Allen Bishop of Albertville, Ala.
5-pound bass
$795

Strike King Co-Angler Berkley Big Bass
David Cornelius of Maylene, Ala.
5-pound, 6-ounce bass
$397

Phoenix MLF BIG5 Bonus
C.J. Knight of Sylacauga, Ala.
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 Jigs
Did Not Disclose

Strike King Co-Angler
Zoom Fluke w/Underspin
Did Not Disclose

2021 QUALIFICATION OPPORTUNITIES

EVENT
DATE
LOCATION
HOST

Bama Division – Phoenix Bass Fishing League Regional Championship
Oct. 7-9
Wheeler Lake, Decatur, Ala.
Decatur Morgan County Tourism

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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