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Hopewell’s Powroznik Wins Phoenix Bass Fishing League on Smith Mountain Lake

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 2 days ago by Keith Worrall 

Modified Apr 13th, 2021 at 2:19 PM

Hopewell’s Powroznik Wins Phoenix Bass Fishing League on Smith Mountain Lake

Bedford’s Howard Wins Strike King Co-Angler Division

HUDDLESTON, Va. (April 13, 2021) – Boater Ryan Powroznik of Hopewell, Virginia, wins the Phoenix Bass Fishing League presented by T-H Marine at Smith Mountain Lake in Huddleston, Virginia. Powroznik earned $6,573 for his victory at the event.

TOP 10 RESULTS
RANK
BOATER NAME/HOMETOWN
BASS
WEIGHT
AWARD

1st
Ryan Powroznik of Hopewell, Va.
5
23-6
$6,573

2nd
Gregory Stallings of Dry Fork, Va.
5
21-0
$2,829

3rd
Zach Peaslee of Draper, Va.
5
20-6
$1,886

4th
Jessie Moore of Severn, Md.
5
20-1
$1,820

5th
Mike Hawks of Galax, Va.
5
19-4
$1,132

6th
Cody Pike of Powhatan, Va.
5
19-2
$1,537

7th
Martin Villa of Charlottesville, Va.
5
19-0
$943

8th
Scott Dameron of Beckley, W.V.
5
18-11
$879

9th
Bill Deeds of Orange, Va.
5
18-8
$754

10th
Elliot Pilson of Stuart, Va.
5
18-1
$660

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

1st
Scott Howard of Bedford, Va.
5
16-1
$2,791

2nd
Mark Blankenship of Christiansburg, Va.
5
15-0
$1,395

3rd
Dylan Gray of Gladys, Va.
5
14-15
$931

4th
Robert Wedding of Welcome, Md.
5
13-8
$901

5th
Daniel Eubank, Moneta, Va.
5
12-6
$558

6th
Jacob Waller of Chatham, Va.
3
11-1
$512

7th
Eric Hawks of Galax, Va.
4
10-13
$465

8th
Seth Brogan of Montvale, Va.
2
10-10
$395

8th
Tyrell Collins of Galax, Va.
4
10-10
$395

10th
Demon Pittman of Timberlake, N.C.
3
9-14
$326

CONTINGENCY AWARDS

AWARD
NAME
CONTINGENCY
PAYOUT

Boater Big Bass
Ryan Powroznik of Hopewell, Va.
7-pound bass
$915

Strike King Co-Angler Berkley Big Bass
Dwayne Downey of Covington, Va.
6-pound, 13-ounce bass
$447

Phoenix MLF BIG5 Bonus
Cody Pike of Powhatan, Va.
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
Did Not Divulge
N/A

Strike King Co-Angler
Did Not Divulge
N/A

2021 QUALIFICATION OPPORTUNITIES

EVENT
DATE
LOCATION
HOST

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

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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