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Ninety Six’s Gunter Wins Phoenix Bass Fishing League on Clarks Hill Lakev

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 11 mins ago by Keith Worrall 

Modified Jun 16th, 2021 at 2:34 PM

Jefferson’s Healan Wins Strike King Co-Angler Division

APPLING, Ga. (June 15, 2021) – Boater Bryan Gunter of Ninety Six, South Carolina wins the Phoenix Bass Fishing League Presented by T-H Marine at Clarks Hill Lake Presented by Googan Baits in Appling, Georgia. Gunter earned $6,213 for his victory at the event.

TOP 10 RESULTS

RANK, BOATER NAME/HOMETOWN, BASS, WEIGHT, AWARD

1st
Bryan Gunter of Ninety-Six, S.C.
5
17-7
$6,213

2nd
Sterling Banks of Beech Island, S.C.
5
16-9
$2,684

3rd
Bobby Stanfill of Greenwood, S.C.
5
15-11
$1,789

4th
Daniel Atkins of Anderson, S.C.
5
15-9
$1,253

5th
Zack Lamb of Martinez, Ga.
5
14-15
$1,074

6th
Randy Childers of Anderson, S.C.
5
14-14
$1,184

7th
Andy Wicker of Pomaria, S.C.
5
14-13
$850

7th
Sammy Landrum of Appling, Ga.
5
14-13
$850

9th
Greg Rikard of Leesville, S.C.
5
14-12
$716

10th
Eric Mora of Evans, Ga.
5
14-8
$626

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

1st
Tom Healan of Jefferson, Ga.
5
15-2
$2,684

2nd
James Akins of Cumming, Ga.
5
14-11
$1,342

3rd
Gregory Littles, Sr. of Columbia, S.C.
5
14-10
$893

4th
Cameron Holley of Anderson, S.C.
5
13-7
$1,048

5th
Johnny Hancox of West Union, S.C.
5
12-12
$537

6th
Bradley Gunter of Greenwood, S.C.
5
12-2
$492

7th
Joey Alexander of Salem, S.C.
5
12-0
$447

8th
David Daniel of Gainesville, Ga.
5
11-8
$403

9th
Westley Denny of Westminster, S.C.
5
11-6
$358

10th
Kyle Rogers of Cleveland, Ga.
5
11-3
$313

CONTINGENCY AWARDS

AWARD
NAME
CONTINGENCY
PAYOUT

Boater Big Bass
Bryan Gunter of Ninety-Six, S.C.
6-pound, 8-ounce bass
$845

Strike King Co-Angler Berkley Big Bass
Cameron Holley of Anderson, S.C.
6-pound, 4-ounce bass
$422

Phoenix MLF BIG5 Bonus
Danny Kirk of Bartow, Ga.
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
Buzzbait & Zoom Brush Hog
Did Not Disclose

Strike King Co-Angler
Zoom Fluke & Shaky-head rig
Did Not Disclose

2021 QUALIFICATION OPPORTUNITIES

EVENT, DATE, LOCATION, HOST

Savannah River Division – Phoenix Bass Fishing League Regional Championship
Oct. 14-16
Lake Murray, Columbia, S.C.
Capital City Lake Murray Country Regional Tourism Board

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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