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Cullman’s Wiggins Wins Phoenix Bass Fishing League on Lewis Smith Lake

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 2 weeks ago by Keith Worrall 

Modified May 5th, 2021 at 11:08 AM

Cullman’s Wiggins Wins Phoenix Bass Fishing League on Lewis Smith Lake
Cullman’s Benson Wins Strike King Co-Angler Division

JASPER, Ala. (May 4, 2021) – Boater Jordan Wiggins of Cullman, Alabama, wins the Phoenix Bass Fishing League Presented by T-H Marine at Lewis Smith Lake in Jasper, Alabama. Wiggins earned $5,839 for his victory at the event, hosted by the Chamber of Commerce of Walker County.

TOP 10 RESULTS

RANK
BOATER NAME/HOMETOWN
BASS
WEIGHT
AWARD

1st
Jordan Wiggins of Cullman, Ala.
5
17-6
$5,839

2nd
John Simmons of Jasper, Ala.
5
14-3
$2,419

3rd
Andy Chappell of Warrior, Ala.
5
14-0
$1,614

4th
Justin Blalock of Cullman, Ala.
5
13-12
$1,859

5th
Lee Black of Danville, Ala.
5
13-8
$968

6th
Wesley Smith of Vinemont, Ala.
5
13-6
$846

6th
Destry Ford of Tuscaloosa, Ala.
5
13-6
$1,346

8th
Ethan Flack of Baileyton, Ala.
5
13-4
$726

9th
Carl Hayes, III of Eatonton, Ga.
5
13-3
$645

10th
Greg Pugh of Cullman, Ala.
5
12-15
$536

10th
Cameron Robinson of Jasper, Ala.
5
12-15
$536

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

1st
Michael Benson of Cullman, Ala.
5
11-7
$2,419

2nd
Chaz McMahan of Leoma, Tenn.
5
11-5
$1,210

3rd
Johnny Suratt of Lawrenceburg, Tenn.
5
11-3
$807

4th
William Maddox of Trussville, Ala.
5
10-15
$565

5th
Troy Calloway of Sylacauga, Ala.
5
10-13
$484

6th
Brad Smith of Montevallo, Ala.
5
10-12
$769

7th
Willie Hill of Tuskegee, Ala.
5
10-9
$403

8th
Randy Wiggins of Birmingham, Ala.
5
10-5
$363

9th
Daniel Corkern of Florence, Miss.
5
10-1
$302

9th
Terry Harper of Ranburne, Ala.
5
10-1
$302

CONTINGENCY AWARDS

AWARD
NAME
CONTINGENCY
PAYOUT

Boater Big Bass
Justin Blalock of Cullman, Ala.
5-pound, 14-ounce bass
$730

Strike King Co-Angler Berkley Big Bass
Jacob Robinson of Temple, Ga.
4-pound, 11-ounce bass
$365

Phoenix MLF BIG5 Bonus
Destry Ford of Tuscaloosa, 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 Shaky Head
N/A

Strike King Co-Angler
Unspecified Berkley MaxScent
N/A

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

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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