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Onalaska’s Brown Wins Phoenix Bass Fishing League on Mississippi River in LaCrosse

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 45 mins ago by Keith Worrall 

Modified Apr 20th, 2021 at 10:32 AM

Onalaska’s Brown Wins Phoenix Bass Fishing League on Mississippi River in LaCrosse

Slinger’s Pierschalla Wins Strike King Co-Angler Division

LA CROSSE, Wisc. (April 19, 2021) – Boater Aidan Brown of Onalaska, Wisconsin, wins the Phoenix Bass Fishing League presented by T-H Marine at Mississippi River Presented by TINCUP Whiskey in La Crosse, Wisconsin. Brown earned $4,915 for his victory at the event, hosted by the La Crosse County Convention & Visitors Bureau.

TOP 10 RESULTS

RANK
BOATER NAME/HOMETOWN
BASS
WEIGHT
AWARD

1st
Aidan Brown of Onalaska, Wisc.
5
18-1
$4,915

2nd
Mike Brueggen of La Crosse, Wisc.
5
17-6
$2,049

2nd
Devin Teigen of Nelson, Wisc.
5
17-6
$2,549

4th
Nick Trim of Galesville, Wisc.
5
17-0
$1,147

5th
Ben Potaracke of La Crosse, Wisc.
5
16-3
$983

6th
Cade Laufenberg of La Crosse, Wisc.
5
16-2
$901

7th
Chia Vang of Holmen, Wisc.
5
15-15
$819

8th
Dustin Bliss of Brooklyn Park, Minn.
5
15-13
$737

9th
Brandon Gann of Sparta, Wisc.
5
15-6
$655

10th
Joe Pollak of Lake Geneva, Wisc.
5
14-14
$544

10th
Kory Krienke of Annandale, Minn.
5
14-14
$544

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

1st
Alan Pierschalla of Slinger, Wisc.
5
15-3
$2,458

2nd
Thomas Clearman of De Soto, Wisc.
5
14-3
$1,229

3rd
Ron Mairet of Columbus Junction, Iowa
5
12-12
$817

4th
Ryan Coon of LeClaire, Iowa
5
11-5
$532

4th
Nicole Jacobs Stelmach of Saint Paul, Minn.
4
11-5
$532

6th
Alan Bernicky of Joliet, Ill.
4
10-7
$901

7th
Mike Marr of Oxford, Wisc.
4
9-5
$410

8th
Thad Vettrus of Chippewa Falls, Wisc.
3
9-4
$369

9th
Cody Rothstein of Rogers, Minn.
4
9-1
$328

10th
Kalvin Korotka of Manawa, Wisc.
4
8-14
$287

CONTINGENCY AWARDS

AWARD
NAME
CONTINGENCY
PAYOUT

Boater Big Bass
Troy Anderson of Galesville, Wisc.
5-pound, 2-ounce bass
$750

Strike King Co-Angler Berkley Big Bass
Eric Breitkreutz of Sheboygan, Wisc.
5-pound, 6-ounce bass
$375

Phoenix MLF BIG5 Bonus
Devin Teigen of Nelson, Wisc.
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 Ned Rig
Black/Blue

Strike King Co-Angler
Berkley Powerbait Maxscent The General Worm
Green Pumpkin

2021 QUALIFICATION OPPORTUNITIES

EVENT
DATE
LOCATION
HOST

Great Lakes Division – Phoenix Bass Fishing League Regional Championship
Oct. 21-23
Lake Ouachita, Mt. Ida, Ark.
Visit Hot Springs

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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