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Tampa’s Greico Wins Two-Day Phoenix Bass Fishing League Super-Tournament on Lake Okeechobee

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 29 mins ago by Keith Worrall 

Modified Sep 21st, 2021 at 6:20 PM

Boater Christian Greico of Tampa,Florida and Strike-King co-angler C.J. Barbosa of Mims, Florida.

Mims’ Barbosa Wins Strike King Co-Angler Division

OKEECHOBEE, Fla. (Sept. 21, 2021) – Boater Christian Greico of Tampa, Florida wins the two-day Phoenix Bass Fishing League Super-Tournament Presented by T-H Marine at Lake Okeechobee Presented by Googan Baits in Okeechobee, Florida on Sunday. Greico earned $7,516 for his victory at the event.

TOP 10 RESULTS

RANK
BOATER NAME/HOMETOWN
BASS
WEIGHT
AWARD

1st
Christian Greico of Tampa, Fla.
10
44-1
$7,516

2nd
Austin Schroeder of Zephyrhills, Fla.
10
41-6
$3,758

3rd
Nicholas Hoinig of Port Saint Lucie, Fla.
10
38-14
$2,504

4th
Greg Harp of Vero Beach, Fla.
10
38-13
$1,754

5th
Mikey Keyso of North Port, Fla.
10
37-10
$1,503

6th
Ron Veale of Okeechobee, Fla.
10
37-8
$1,878

7th
Eric Panzironi of Longwood, Fla.
10
37-0
$1,253

8th
Peter Thliveros of Saint Augustine, Fla.
10
36-6
$1,127

9th
Kail Stevens of Okeechobee, Fla.
10
34-9
$1,002

10th
Casey Marsh of Dunnellon, Fla.
10
33-13
$877

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

1st
C.J. Barbosa of Mims, Fla.
10
27-11
$3,701

2nd
Justin Brown of Frostproof, Fla.
10
25-12
$2,176

3rd
Anthony Valachovic of Coral Springs, Fla.
10
25-3
$1,234

4th
William Lewis of Jacksonville, Fla.
5
23-1
$864

5th
Barry Colbert of Port Saint Lucie, Fla.
6
22-8
$740

6th
Randy Paquette of Sarasota, Fla.
10
22-1
$679

7th
Kevin Thomas of Miramar, Fla.
7
20-2
$1,176

8th
Johnny Dease of Orlando, Fla.
8
19-6
$555

9th
Greg Fox of Bonita Springs, Fla.
5
19-4
$494

10th
Theron Asbery of Longwood, Fla.
9
18-12
$432

CONTINGENCY AWARDS

AWARD
NAME
CONTINGENCY
PAYOUT

Boater Big Bass
Don Demott of Boca Raton, Fla.
8-pound bass
$1,147

Strike King Co-Angler Berkley Big Bass
Kevin Thomas of Miramar, Fla.
8-pound, 6-ounce bass
$559

Phoenix MLF BIG5 Bonus
Santos Solis of Vero Beach, Fla.
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
2 oz. Wetted Beaver
Did Not Divulge

Strike King Co-Angler
3-Blade Spinnerbait
Did Not Divulge

2021 QUALIFICATION OPPORTUNITIES

EVENT
DATE
LOCATION
HOST

Gator Division – Phoenix Bass Fishing League Regional Championship
Oct. 21-23
St. Johns River, Palatka, Fla.
Putnam County Tourist Development Council

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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