North Vernon’s Dove Wins Two-Day Phoenix Bass Fishing League Super-Tournament on Ohio River – Tanners Creek

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 8 mins ago by Keith Worrall 

Modified Aug 31st, 2021 at 1:54 PM

Hamilton’s Sykes Wins Strike King Co-Angler Division

LAWRENCEBURG, Ind. (August 30, 2021) – Boater Mark Dove of North Vernon, Indiana wins the two-day Phoenix Bass Fishing League Super-Tournament Presented by T-H Marine at Ohio River-Tanners Creek Presented by TINCUP Whiskey in Lawrenceburg, Indiana. Dove earned $7,807 for his victory at the event.

TOP 10 RESULTS

RANK
BOATER NAME/HOMETOWN
BASS
WEIGHT
AWARD

1st
Mark Dove of North Vernon, Ind.
9
15-3
$7,807

2nd
Brody Campbell of Oxford, Ohio
9
13-2
$2,999

3rd
Chris Myers of Madison, Ind.
7
12-12
$1,997

4th
Frank McClain of Scottsburg, Ind.
10
12-9
$1,399

5th
Kevin Spivey of Hamilton, Ohio
7
12-2
$1,199

6th
Mike Quinlin of Mooresville, Ind.
10
11-8
$2,100

7th
Ryan Deal of Evansville, Ind.
9
11-3
$1,000

8th
Doug Ruster of New Palestine, Ind.
8
10-6
$900

9th
Chris Wilkinson of Farmersburg, Ind.
8
9-6
$800

10th
Roy Lester of Hamilton, Ohio
6
9-6
$700

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

1st
Ryan Sykes of Hamilton, Ohio
8
8-2
$2,999

2nd
Andy Vance of Danville, Ind.
5
7-2
$1,499

3rd
Andrew Woodall of Nashville, Ind.
5
6-2
$1,246

4th
Brad Hostetler, Sr. of Farmland, Ind.
3
5-7
$700

5th
Tim Edwards of Underwood, Ind.
5
5-6
$600

6th
James McWhorter of Hamilton, Ohio
3
5-6
$955

7th
Rod Yoder of West Lafayette, Ind.
4
5-2
$500

8th
Jeff Church of Haubstadt, Ind.
4
5-1
$450

9th
Kyle Kuntz of Franklin, Ind.
4
5-0
$400

10th
Evan Baldwin of Avon, Ind.
5
4-15
$350

CONTINGENCY AWARDS

AWARD
NAME
CONTINGENCY
PAYOUT

Boater Big Bass
Mark Dove of North Vernon, Ind.
3-pound, 11-ounce bass
$810

Strike King Co-Angler Berkley Big Bass
James McWhorter of Hamilton, Ohio
2-pound, 14-ounce bass
$405

Phoenix MLF BIG5 Bonus
Mike Quinlin of Mooresville, Ind.
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

Unspecified Spinnerbait
Accent Crankbait

N/A

Strike King Co-Angler
Unspecified Beaver
N/A

2021 QUALIFICATION OPPORTUNITIES

EVENT
DATE
LOCATION
HOST

Hoosier 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
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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