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Estill Spring’s Palmer Wins Phoenix Bass Fishing League on Lake Guntersville

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 1 week ago by Keith Worrall 

Modified Feb 16th, 2021 at 11:22 AM

Tennessee’s Roye Wins Strike King Co-Angler Division

SCOTTSBORO, Ala. (Feb. 15, 2021) – Boater Freddy Palmer of Estill Springs, Tennesssee, won the Phoenix Bass Fishing League presented by T-H Marine at Lake Guntersville in Scottsboro, Alabama. Palmer earned $7,000 for his victory at the event, which was hosted by the Mountain Lakes Chamber of Commerce.

TOP 10 RESULTS
RANK, BOATER NAME/HOMETOWN, BASS WEIGHT, AWARD

1st
Freddy Palmer of Estill Springs, Tenn.
5
21-6
$7,000

2nd
Hunter Eubanks of Inman, S.C.
5
20-2
$3,000

3rd
Michael Lowry of Soddy-Daisy, Tenn.
5
19-12
$2,000

4th
William Merrick of Mount Juliet, Tenn.
5
19-4
$1,900

5th
Roger Chisenall of Flat Rock, Ala.
5
19-1
$1,200

6th
Greg Lamb of Birchwood, Tenn.
5
18-15
$2,100

7th
Tyler Pendergrass of Cullman, Ala.
5
18-7
$1,000

8th
Andrew Clayton of Westpoint, Tenn.
5
17-15
$850

8th
Tracy Robinson of Gadsden, Ala.
5
17-15
$850

10th
Heath Gilmore of Meridian, Miss.
5
17-8
$700

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

1st
James Roye of Altamont, Tenn.
5
15-14
$3,000

2nd
Brian Koch of Hixson, Tenn.
5
15-1
$1,500

3rd
Matt Marcel of Tullahoma, Tenn.
5
14-11
$1,000

4th
Philip Moore of Batesville, Miss.
4
14-5
$700

5th
T.J. Anderson of Sumter, S.C.
5
14-2
$600

6th
Raymond Hanlon of Chattanooga, Tenn.
4
13-13
$550

7th
Rich Frey of Owens Cross Roads, Ala.
5
13-7
$500

8th
Ron Creasy of Florence, Ala.
5
13-6
$425

8th
Robert Moore of Mobile, Ala.
5
13-6
$425

10th
Michael Roush of Mobile, Ala.
5
13-2
$350

Full results from the event can be found at MajorLeagueFishing.com.

CONTINGENCY AWARDS

AWARD, NAME, CONTINGENCY, PAYOUT

Boater Berkley Big Bass
Greg Lamb of Birchwood, Tenn.
7-pound, 8-ounce bass
$1,000

Strike King Co-Angler Berkley Big Bass
Johnny Hancox of West Union, S.C.
4-pound, 12-ounce bass
$497

Phoenix MLF BIG5 Bonus
William Merrick of Mount Juliet, Tenn.
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 BAITS COLOR

Boater – Umbrella rig – Jig – Swimbait N/A

Strike King Co-Angler – Strike King Bitsy Bug Not Disclosed

2021 QUALIFICATION OPPORTUNITIES

EVENT, DATE, LOCATION, HOST

Choo Choo Division – Phoenix Bass Fishing League Regional Championship
Oct. 21-23
St. Johns River, Palatka, Fla.
Putnam County Tourist Development Council

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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