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Richmond’s Drury Wins Two-Day Phoenix Bass Fishing League Super-Tournament on Lake Cumberland Presented by Googan Baits

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 4 mins ago by Keith Worrall 

Modified Sep 28th, 2021 at 9:12 PM

Richmond’s Drury Wins Two-Day Phoenix Bass Fishing League Super-Tournament on Lake Cumberland Presented by Googan Baits

Boater Bryan Drury of Richmond, Kentucky and Strike-King co-angler Ronnie Gill of Indianapolis, Indiana

MONTICELLO, Ky. (Sept. 27, 2021) – Boater Bryan Drury of Richmond, Kentucky, won the two-day Phoenix Bass Fishing League Super-Tournament Presented by T-H Marine at Lake Cumberland Presented by Googan Baits Sunday in Monticello, Kentucky. Marks earned $14,468 for his victory in the event, including the lucrative $7,000 Phoenix MLF BIG5 contingency bonus.

TOP 10 RESULTS
RANK
BOATER NAME/HOMETOWN
BASS
WEIGHT
AWARD

1st
Bryan Drury of Richmond, Ky.
7
18-10
$14,468

2nd
Dakota Bell of Monticello, Ky.
10
17-2
$3,234

3rd
Sean Wieda of Walton, Ky.
9
15-12
$2,158

4th
Kyle Christopher of Danville, Ky.
6
13-7
$1,509

5th
Russ Simpson of Given, W. Va.
6
13-0
$1,294

6th
Jarrod Conn of Burgin, Ky.
5
12-8
$1,186

7th
Nick Uebelhor of Jasper, Ind.
7
12-4
$1,328

8th
Jesse Horseman of Junction City, Ky.
7
12-1
$970

9th
Talmadge Marcum of McKee, Ky.
6
11-15
$862

10th
Laine Bull of Cincinnati, Ohio
5
10-5
$755

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

1st
Ronnie Gill of Indianapolis, Ind.
4
8-9
$3,631

2nd
Jake Mattingly of Stanford, Ky.
4
8-0
$1,591

3rd
Joshua Mounce of Somerset, Ky.
4
6-14
$1,061

4th
Brent Clark of Bowling Green, Ky.
4
6-1
$742

5th
Buyrl Shirly of Sparta, Tenn.
5
5-15
$636

6th
Bryan Whittaker of Richmond, Ky.
2
5-9
$583

7th
Gary Slaughter of Waddy, Ky.
3
5-7
$530

8th
Brian Dillard of Bowling Green, Ky.
2
5-1
$477

9th
Walter Smith of Hardy, Ky.
1
4-10
$874

10th
Travis Lloyd of Jamestown, Tenn.
2
4-5
$371

CONTINGENCY AWARDS
AWARD
NAME
CONTINGENCY
PAYOUT

Boater Big Bass
Grant Kelly of Milledgeville, Ga.
4-pound, 13-ounce bass
$915

Strike King Co-Angler Berkley Big Bass
Walter Smith of Hardy, Ky.
4-pound, 10-ounce bass
$450

Phoenix MLF BIG5 Bonus
Bryan Drury of Richmond, Ky.
Eligible Phoenix Boat*
$7,000

* 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
Spinnerbait
White & Chartreuse

Strike King Co-Angler
Spinnerbait with Double Willow Blades
N/A

2021 QUALIFICATION OPPORTUNITIES
EVENT
DATE
LOCATION
HOST

Mountain 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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