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Farmersburg’s Wilkinson Wins Phoenix Bass Fishing League on Ohio River-Tanners Creek

Category: Bass Tournament

 2 mins ago by Keith Worrall 

Modified Aug 16th, 2021 at 8:33 PM

Liberty Township’s Brock Wins Strike King Co-Angler Division

LAWRENCEBURG, Ind. (Aug. 16, 2021) – Boater Chris Wilkinson of Farmersburg, Indiana wins the Phoenix Bass Fishing League Presented by T-H Marine at Ohio River-Tanners Creek Presented by TINCUP Whiskey in Lawrenceberg, Indiana. Wilkinson earned $4,830 for his victory at the event on Saturday.

TOP 10 RESULTS

RANK
BOATER NAME/HOMETOWN
BASS
WEIGHT
AWARD

1st
Chris Wilkinson of Farmersburg, Ind.
5
9-8
$4,830

2nd
Tony Collins of Dayton, Ohio
5
9-5
$2,915

3rd
Kenny Dials of Creston, Ohio
5
8-10
$1,609

4th
Pete Justice of Sharonville, Ohio
5
8-4
$1,127

5th
Jared Robinson of Medora, Ind.
5
7-13
$1,166

6th
Lee Mills of Columbus, Ind.
5
7-6
$885

7th
Scott Manson of Covington, Ohio
5
7-5
$805

8th
Dick Shaffer of Rockford, Ohio
5
7-3
$684

8th
Bob Robinson of Lebanon, Ohio
4
7-3
$684

10th
Chuck Willis of Dayton, Ohio
2
7-1
$1,255

10th
Brandon Houston of Burlington, Ky.
4
7-1
$535

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

1st
Austin Brock of Liberty Township, Ohio
3
7-7
$2,755

2nd
Jason Wood of Connersville, Ind.
5
6-15
$1,199

3rd
Ron Weisenburger of Continental, Ohio
5
6-3
$795

4th
Brent Jones of Okeana, Ohio
5
5-14
$200

5th
Brandon Fraley of Tipp City, Ohio
4
4-14
$460

5th
Brayden Costa of Aberdeen, Ohio
3
4-14
$460

7th
Randy Bramos of Winchester, Ohio
4
4-8
$400

8th
Howard Smith of Hamilton, Ohio
4
4-7
$340

8th
Joshua Goff of Canton, Ohio
3
4-7
$340

10th
James Wilcox of Proctorville, Ohio
4
4-2
$530

CONTINGENCY AWARDS

AWARD
NAME
CONTINGENCY
PAYOUT

Boater Big Bass
Chuck Willis of Dayton, Ohio
5-pound, 12-ounce bass
$720

Strike King Co-Angler Berkley Big Bass
Austin Brock of Liberty Township, Ohio
3-pound, 8-ounce bass
$357

Phoenix MLF BIG5 Bonus
Tony Collins of Dayton, Ohio
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
Spinnerbait & buzz baits
Did Not Divulge

Strike King Co-Angler
Senko
Did Not Divulge

2021 QUALIFICATION OPPORTUNITIES

EVENT
DATE
LOCATION
HOST

Buckeye Division – Phoenix Bass Fishing League Regional Championship
Oct. 14-16
Potomac River, Marbury, Md.
Charles County Board of Commissioners

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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