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Lebanon’s Johnson Wins Two-Day Phoenix Bass Fishing League Super-Tournament on Old Hickory Lake Presented by Googan Baits

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 14 mins ago by Keith Worrall 

Modified Sep 21st, 2021 at 1:03 PM

Lebanon’s Johnson Wins Two-Day Phoenix Bass Fishing League Super-Tournament on Old Hickory Lake Presented by Googan Baits

Boater Daniel Johnson of Lebanon, Tennessee and Strike-King co-angler Chris Coates of Bethpage, Tennessee.

Bethpage’s Coates Wins Strike King Co-Angler Division

GALLATIN, Tenn. (Sept. 20, 2021) – Boater Daniel Johnson of Lebanon, Tennessee, won the two-day Phoenix Bass Fishing League Super-Tournament Presented by T-H Marine at Old Hickory Lake Presented by Googan Baits Sunday in Gallatin, Tennessee. Johnson earned $6,886 for his victory in the event, which was hosted by Sumner County Tourism.

TOP 10 RESULTS

RANK
BOATER NAME/HOMETOWN
BASS
WEIGHT
AWARD

1st
Daniel Johnson of Lebanon, Tenn.
10
26-3
$6,886

2nd
Josh Tramel of Smithville, Tenn.
10
25-5
$2,943

3rd
Tim Messer of Hendersonville, Tenn.
10
23-13
$1,964

4th
Dwight Fox of Gainesboro, Tenn.
10
23-2
$1,373

5th
Matt Henry of Milledgeville, Ga.
10
22-12
$1,177

6th
Ryan Dowell of Brandenburg, Ky.
10
22-6
$1,079

7th
Jeremy Walker of Mount Juliet, Tenn.
10
21-4
$1,481

8th
Joey Mallicoat of Lebanon, Tenn.
10
21-4
$883

9th
Scott Towry of Lawrenceburg, Tenn.
10
20-10
$785

10th
Matt Underhill of Lascassas, Tenn.
10
20-2
$687

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

1st
Chris Coates of Bethpage, Tenn.
9
17-3
$2,943

2nd
Bradley Mealer of Columbia, Tenn.
8
16-3
$1,472

3rd
Mark Gilbert of Murfreesboro, Tenn.
7
15-14
$1,105

4th
Jaden Barlar of Ashland City, Tenn.
6
15-4
$687

5th
Kristin Hamilton of Mount Washington, Ky.
6
14-7
$589

6th
Wayne Crouch of Jamestown, Tenn.
8
13-3
$540

7th
Derek Benham of Ekron, Ky.
6
11-10
$491

8th
Josh Underhill of Watertown, Tenn.
5
11-2
$441

9th
William Reece of Castalian Springs, Tenn.
6
10-15
$392

10th
Luke Alexander of Gallatin, Tenn.
5
10-7
$343

CONTINGENCY AWARDS

AWARD
NAME
CONTINGENCY
PAYOUT

Boater Big Bass
Clark Cowley of Lebanon, Tenn.
5-pound, 9-ounce bass
$795

Strike King Co-Angler Berkley Big Bass
Bob Wiles of Huntington, W. Va.
4-pound, 15-ounce bass
$397

Phoenix MLF BIG5 Bonus
Jeremy Walker 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
BAIT
COLOR

Boater
Reaction Innovations Sweet Beaver
N/A

Strike King Co-Angler
Zoom Trick Worm
N/A

2021 QUALIFICATION OPPORTUNITIES

EVENT
DATE
LOCATION
HOST

Music City Division – Phoenix Bass Fishing League Regional Championship
Oct. 7-9
Wheeler Lake, Decatur, Ala.
Decatur Morgan County Tourism

2022 Phoenix Bass Fishing League All-American
June 2-4, 2022
Lake Hamilton, Hot Springs, Ark.
Arkansas Dept. 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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