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Clarksville’s Williams Wins Phoenix Bass Fishing League on Lake Dardanelle

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 1 hour ago by Keith Worrall 

Modified May 18th, 2021 at 9:47 AM

Hardy’s Herring Wins Strike King Co-Angler Division

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. (May 18, 2021) – Boater Charles Williams of Clarksville, Arkansas, wins the Phoenix Bass Fishing League Presented by T-H Marine at Lake Dardanelle Presented by Abu Garcia in Russellville, Arkansas. Williams earned $4,964 for his victory at the event, hosted by Russellville Advertising & Promotion.

TOP 10 RESULTS

RANK
BOATER NAME/HOMETOWN
BASS
WEIGHT
AWARD

1st
Charles Williams of Clarksville, Ark.
5
17-6
$4,964

2nd
Wayne Dixon of Morrilton, Ark.
5
15-4
$2,364

3rd
Shawn Gordon of Russellville, Ark.
5
14-4
$2,039

3rd
Marty Scudder of Rison, Ark.
5
14-4
$1,339

5th
Brian Bean of Hot Springs, Ark.
5
13-14
$946

6th
Quincy Houchin of Mabelvale, Ark.
5
13-10
$1,367

7th
Karson Hamilton of Hot Springs, Ark.
5
13-8
$1,023

8th
Justin Swayze of Gurdon, Ark.
3
12-6
$709

9th
Robert Stevens of Hot Springs, Ark.
5
12-2
$631

10th
Beau Browning of Hot Springs, Ark.
5
12-1
$552

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

1st
Kyle Herring of Hardy, Ark.
4
11-9
$2,364

2nd
Ron Knight of Hot Springs, Ark.
5
11-1
$1,182

3rd
Steve Meredith of Jessieville, Ark.
3
10-10
$1,140

4th
Bill Hockaday of Nashville, Ark.
4
9-14
$552

5th
Jody Jones of Harvey, Ark.
4
9-5
$433

5th
John Duvall of Atkins, Ark.
5
9-5
$433

5th
Tim Allen of Murfreesboro, Ark.
5
9-5
$433

8th
Trever Jones of Bigelow, Ark.
5
9-0
$355

9th
Andrew Wooley of Little Rock, Ark.
3
8-8
$315

10th
Todd Garner of Pocola, Okla.
4
8-5
$276

CONTINGENCY AWARDS

AWARD
NAME
CONTINGENCY
PAYOUT

Boater Big Bass
Mike Webster of Pottsville, Ark.
4-pound, 9-ounce bass
$235

Boater Big Bass
Charles Williams of Clarksville, Ark.
4-pound, 9-ounce bass
$235

Boater Big Bass
Karson Hamilton of Hot Springs, Ark.
4-pound, 9-ounce bass
$235

Strike King Co-Angler Berkley Big Bass
Steve Meredith of Jessieville, Ark.
5-pound, 3-ounce bass
$352

Phoenix MLF BIG5 Bonus
Quincy Houchin of Mabelvale, Ark.
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 Disclose
N/A

Strike King Co-Angler
Did Not Disclose
N/A

2021 QUALIFICATION OPPORTUNITIES

EVENT
DATE
LOCATION
HOST

Arkie Division – Phoenix Bass Fishing League Regional Championship
Oct. 7-9
Lake Norfork, 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 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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