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Slaughters’ Clary Wins Phoenix Bass Fishing League on Ohio River – Golconda

Category: Bass Tournament

 1 month ago by Keith Worrall 

Modified Aug 16th, 2021 at 8:31 PM

St. Louis’ Curtright Wins Strike King Co-Angler Division

GOLCONDA, Ill. (Aug. 16, 2021) – Boater Jay Clary, III of Slaughters, Kentucky wins the Phoenix Bass Fishing League Presented by T-H Marine at Ohio River – Golconda Presented by TINCUP Whiskey in Golconda, Illinois. Clary earned $3,632 for his victory at the event.

TOP 10 RESULTS

RANK
BOATER NAME/HOMETOWN
BASS
WEIGHT
AWARD

1st
Jay Clary, III of Slaughters, Ky.
5
11-8
$3,632

2nd
Riley Walk of Neoga, Ill.
5
11-4
$1,816

3rd
Michael Black of Toledo, Ill.
5
9-0
$1,210

4th
Justin Berger of Murray, Ky.
5
8-10
$847

5th
Travis Wilson of La Harpe, Ill.
5
8-9
$726

6th
Jake Hurst of New Athens, Ill.
4
8-1
$666

7th
Justin Conkle of Elizabethtown, Ill.
5
7-9
$605

8th
Keith Bailey of Simpson, Ill.
4
7-8
$545

9th
Mike Russell of Benton, Ky.
3
6-13
$484

10th
Tim Davis of East Alton, Ill.
4
6-12
$424

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

1st
William Liam Curtright of St. Louis, Mo.
3
5-13
$1,816

2nd
Bart Burford of Loose Creek, Mo.
3
5-9
$908

3rd
David Workman of Harrisburg, Ill.
4
5-3
$606

4th
Rick Cheatham of Carterville, Ill.
4
5-2
$393

4th
Drew Williams of Homer, Ill.
4
5-2
$393

6th
Jeff Turner of Plainfield, Ill.
3
4-11
$533

7th
Westley Smith of Bridgeport, Ill.
2
4-10
$303

8th
Jojo Johnson of Benton, Ill.
2
4-9
$522

9th
Jimmy Null of Bethalto, Ill.
2
4-8
$242

10th
Jeremy Douin of Pocahontas, Ill.
3
4-2
$212

CONTINGENCY AWARDS

AWARD
NAME
CONTINGENCY
PAYOUT

Boater Big Bass
Kyle Rinella of Marion, Ill.
4-pound, 14-ounce bass
$465

Strike King Co-Angler Berkley Big Bass
Ryan Fancher of Olney, Ill.
2-pound, 15-ounce bass
$232

Phoenix MLF BIG5 Bonus
Stephen Farley of Metropolis, Ill.
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
Jig
Green Pumpkin

Strike King Co-Angler

Neko Rig
Zoom Fluke

 

Did Not Disclose
Red Bug

2021 QUALIFICATION OPPORTUNITIES

EVENT
DATE
LOCATION
HOST

Illini Division – Phoenix Bass Fishing League Regional Championship
Oct. 7-9
Norfork Lake, Mountain Home, Ark.
Mountain Home Area Chamber of Commerce

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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