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Norwood’s Grant Wins Two-Day Phoenix Bass Fishing League Super-Tournament on St. Lawrence River

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 20 mins ago by Keith Worrall 

Modified Sep 13th, 2021 at 1:42 PM

Torrington’s Pellegrino Wins Strike King Co-Angler Division

MASSENA, N.Y. (Sept. 13, 2021) – Boater Matthew Grant of Norwood, New York wins the two-day Phoenix Bass Fishing League Super-Tournament Presented by T-H Marine at St. Lawrence River in Massena, New York. Grant earned $5,137 for his victory at the event, hosted by the Town of Massena.

TOP 10 RESULTS

RANK
BOATER NAME/HOMETOWN
BASS
WEIGHT
AWARD

1st
Matthew Grant of Norwood, N.Y.
10
41-14
$5,137

2nd
Douglas Reed of Bridgeton, N.J.
10
41-6
$2,569

3rd
Jason Burger of Bridgeton, N.J.
10
39-7
$1,712

4th
Michael A. Sentore of Gloucester City, N.J.
10
38-5
$1,199

5th
James Ciferni of Hammond, N.Y.
10
38-2
$1,672

6th
Gerald Rosenbarker of Galway, N.Y.
10
38-2
$942

7th
Jonathan Robla of Waddington, N.Y.
10
36-10
$1,356

8th
David Wilder of Middle River, Md.
9
35-7
$771

9th
Clifford Chilson of Cicero, N.Y.
10
34-9
$685

10th
Jeffrey Ware of Warrenton, Va.
9
31-11
$599

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

1st
Dominic Pellegrino of Torrington, Conn.
10
35-15
$2,569

2nd
Paul Melo of Hudson, Mass.
9
32-9
$1,284

3rd
Roberto Laboy of Geigertown, Pa.
10
32-5
$858

4th
David Paszkiewicz of Kearny, N.J.
9
31-12
$599

5th
Nicholas Dellaporta of Pequannock, N.J.
10
31-4
$514

6th
Brian Snowman of Pompton Plains, N.J.
8
27-15
$793

7th
Joseph Merker of Pittsgrove, N.J.
7
25-15
$428

8th
Brooks Parker of Bridgeville, Del.
7
24-0
$385

9th
Samuel Jenesky of Cecil, Pa.
6
21-13
$342

10th
Danny Walters of Abingdon, Md.
7
20-13
$300

CONTINGENCY AWARDS

AWARD
NAME
CONTINGENCY
PAYOUT

Boater Big Bass
James Ciferni of Hammond, N.Y.
5-pound, 13-ounce bass
$645

Strike King Co-Angler Berkley Big Bass
Brian Snowman of Pompton Plains, N.J.
6-pound bass
$322

Phoenix MLF BIG5 Bonus
Jonathan Robla of Waddington, N.Y.
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

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

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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