Gum Spring’s Lachniet Wins Phoenix Bass Fishing League on James River
Jul 26th, 2021 by Keith Worrall
Modified Jul 26th, 2021 at 11:41 AM
Annandale’s Titus Wins Strike King Co-Angler Division
HENRICO, Va. (July 26, 2021) – Boater Ryan Lachniet of Gum Spring, Virginia, wins the Phoenix Bass Fishing League Presented by T-H Marine at James River in Henrico, Virginia. Lachniet earned $4,127 for his victory at the event.
TOP 10 RESULTS
Ryan Lachniet of Gum Spring, Va.
Marshall Johnson of Montpelier, Va.
Jason Tibbetts of Centreville, Va.
Thomas Milton of Chester, Va.
Steve Colgin of Lanexa, Va.
Travis Lugar of McGaheysville, Va.
Drew Parks of Union Bridge, Md.
Tim Chaffin of Quinton, Va.
Mike Hicks of Goochland, Va.
Chris Daves of Spring Grove, Va.
STRIKE KING CO-ANGLER NAME/HOMETOWN
Alex Titus of Annandale, Va.
Lazarus Durham of Dumfries, Va.
Rob Hilliard of Vinton, Va.
Dean Dalton of Keeling, Va.
Tracy Gravely of Petersburg, Va.
Doug Griles of Providence Ford, Va.
Matt Hummel of Lancaster, Pa.
Greg Chuhta of Germantown, Md.
Thomas Greenberg of Montpelier, Va.
David L. Deciucis of Chester, Va.
Boater Big Bass
Richard Hodges of Knotts Island, N.C.287
7-pound, 4-ounce bass
Strike King Co-Angler Berkley Big Bass
Dick Allen of Sumerduck, Va.
5-pound, 7-ounce bass
Phoenix MLF BIG5 Bonus
Drew Parks of Union Bridge, Md.
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.
Yamamoto Senko/Wacky Rig
Strike King Co-Angler
Zoom Magnum Shakey Head Worm
2021 QUALIFICATION OPPORTUNITIES
Shenandoah Division – Phoenix Bass Fishing League Regional Championship
Lake Murray, Columbia, S.C.
Capital City Lake Murray Country Regional Tourism Board
2022 Phoenix Bass Fishing League All-American
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.