Estero’s Farmer Wins Phoenix Bass Fishing League on Lake Toho
Mar 17th, 2021 by Keith Worrall
Modified Mar 17th, 2021 at 11:37 AM
Green Cove Springs’ Williams Wins Strike King Co-Angler Division
KISSIMMEE, Fla. (March 15, 2021) – Boater Garrett Farmer of Estero, Florida, wins the Phoenix Bass Fishing League presented by T-H Marine at Lake Toho in Kissimmee, Florida. Farmer earned $5,843 for his victory at the event, hosted by Experience Kissimmee and Kissimmee Sports Commission.
TOP 10 RESULTS
Garrett Farmer of Estero, Fla.
Cody Detweiler of Orlando, Fla.
Hunter McPherson of Hernando, Fla.
Nolan Gaskin of Broussard, La.
Eric Johnson of Millis, Mass.
Santos Solis of Vero Beach, Fla.
Nathan Thomas of Weirsdale, Fla.
John Mobley of MacClenny, Fla.
James Wegmann of Fruitland Park, Fla.
Stanley Flesher of Sebring, Fla.
STRIKE KING CO-ANGLER NAME/HOMETOWN
Stephen Williams of Green Cove Springs, Fla.
Glenn Pickering of Whitby, Ontario
Chase Traeger of Lino Lakes, Minn.
Austin Nelson of Eustis, Fla.
Mike Bruton of Oakland, Fla.
Tyler Wright of Lakeland, Fla.
Theron Asbery of Longwood, Fla.
Doug Back of Monticello, Fla.
Kevin Thomas of Miramar, Fla.
Craig Baxter of Orlando, Fla.
Boater Big Bass
Cody Detweiler, Orlando, Fla.
8-pound, 13-ounce bass
Strike King Co-Angler Berkley Big Bass
Theron Asbery, Longwood, Fla.
9-pound, 2-ounce bass
Phoenix MLF BIG5 Bonus
Douglas Sauls, Winter Garden, Fla.
Eligible Phoenix Boat*
* 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.
– Generic Swimbait
– Gambler Ace
Did Not Divulge
Strike King Co-Angler
Did Not Divulge
2021 QUALIFICATION OPPORTUNITIES
Gator Division – Phoenix Bass Fishing League Regional Championship
St. Johns River, Palatka, Fla.
Putnam County Tourist Development Council
Phoenix Bass Fishing League All-American
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.