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Vine Grove’s Ratliff Wins Phoenix Bass Fishing League on Dale Hollow Lake Presented by Googan Baits

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 3 weeks ago by Keith Worrall 

Modified Mar 9th, 2021 at 11:01 AM

Burlington’s Brodsky Wins Strike King Co-Angler Division

BYRDSTOWN, Tenn. (March 8, 2021) – Boater Nick Ratliff of Vine Grove, Kentucky, won the Phoenix Bass Fishing League presented by T-H Marine at Dale Hollow Lake Presented by Googan Baits in Byrdstown, Tennessee. Ratliff earned $6,000 for his victory at the event, which was hosted by Star Point Marina & Resort.

TOP 10 RESULTS

RANK, BOATER NAME/HOMETOWN, BASS WEIGHT, AWARD

1st
Nick Ratliff of Vine Grove, Ky. 5, 22-8, $6,000

2nd
Adam Wagner of Cookeville, Tenn. 5, 18-12, $3,500

3rd
Cori White of Celina, Tenn. 5, 17-12, $2,000

4th
Colton Chambers of Elizabethton, Tenn. 5, 17-11, $1,400

5th
Vernon Lowe of Oneida, Tenn. 5, 17-5, $1,200

6th
Jonathan Green of East Bernstadt, Ky. 5, 16-5, $1,100

7th
Aaron Combs of Jackson, Ky. 5, 15-11, $1,000

8th
Blake Knies of Jasper, Ind. 5, 15-9, $900

9th
Bailey Gay of Union, Ky. 5, 15-4, $800

10th
Michael Frank of Cassopolis, Mich. 5, 14-12, $700

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

1st
Clint Brodsky of Burlington, Ky. 5, 15-7, $3,500

2nd
Jason Ratcliff of Eubank, Ky. 5, 14-0, $1,500

3rd
Drew Russell of Louisville, Ky. 3, 11-11, $1,000

4th
Wayne Crouch of Jamestown, Tenn. 5, 11-10, $700

5th
Kyle Taylor of Shelburn, Ind. 5, 11-4, $600

6th
Dakota Bishop of Mount Vernon, Ky. 3, 10-0, $525

6th
Patrick Gravett of Dayton, Tenn. 3, 10-0, $525

8th
John McGrath of Duncan Falls, Ohio, 4, 9-2, $450

9th
Barry King of Liberty, Ky. 3, 8-6, $400

10th
Eugene Conatser of Jamestown, Tenn., 2, 8-5, $350

Full results from the event can be found at MajorLeagueFishing.com.

CONTINGENCY AWARDS

AWARD, NAME, CONTINGENCY, PAYOUT

Boater Berkley Big Bass
Mick Sansom of Salt Rock, W.Va.
6-pound, 1-ounce bass
$1,000

Strike King Co-Angler Berkley Big Bass
Clint Brodsky of Burlington, Ky
5-pound, 6-ounce bass
$500

Phoenix MLF BIG5 Bonus
Adam Wagner of Cookeville, Tenn.
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

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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