Howell’s Syrett Wins Strike King Co-Angler Division
TRENTON, Mich. (August 2, 2021) – Boater Cody Salzmann of Clarkston, Michigan wins the Phoenix Bass Fishing League Presented by T-H Marine at the Detroit River Presented by TINCUP Whiskey in Trenton, Michigan. Salzmann earned $5,735 for his victory at the event on Sunday, Aug. 1.
1stCody Salzmann of Clarkston, Mich.522-11$5,735
2ndJonathon Dewey of Fort Gratiot, Mich.522-8$2,708
3rdChris Hellebuyck of Waterford, Mich.520-15$1,613
4thRobby Lefere of Jackson, Mich.520-3$988
5thElijah Meyers of Fort Wayne, Ind.52-0$847
6thTodd Schmitz of Coldwater, Mich.519-13$741
7thAustin Anderson of Ashley, Ind.519-13$1,241
8thMatt Vermilyea of Perrysburgh, Ohio519-12$635
9thMike Trombly of Belleville, Mich.519-2$565
10thDavid Gloden of Ionia, Mich.519-1$494
1stSteve Syrett of Howell, Mich.519-0$2,118
2ndRussell Vandiver of Fishers, Ind.518-9$882
2ndBrian Perdieu of Rochester, Ind.518-9$882
4thJoseph Sittler of Fort Wayne, Ind.518-6$494
5thJohn Quackenbush of Mattawan, Mich.517-15$424
6thLavon Raber of Wolcottville, Ind.517-5$388
7thBob Eastman of Fenton, Mich.416-12$353
8thDavid Roche of Center Line, Mich.516-11$318
9thRon Norris of Portage, Mich.516-7$282
10thDavid Michaelis of Commerce, Mich.516-3$247
Boater Big BassJonathon Dewey, Fort Gratiot, Mich.5-pound, 10-ounce bass$590
Strike King Co-Angler Berkley Big BassJames Marcum of Catlettsburg, Ky.5-pound, 10-ounce bass$295
Phoenix MLF BIG5 BonusAustin Anderson of Ashley, Ind.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
BoaterBerkley Powerbait Maxscent Flat WormN/A
Strike King Co-AnglerUnspecified Drop ShotN/A
Michigan Division – Phoenix Bass Fishing League Regional ChampionshipOct. 14-16Potomac River, Marbury, Md.Charles County Board of Commissioners
2022 Phoenix Bass Fishing League All-AmericanJune 2-4Lake 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 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 FacebookTwitterInstagram, and YouTube .


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