Witt’s Bondurant Wins Strike King Co-Angler Division

SHELBYVILLE, Ill. (June 21, 2021) – Boater Riley Walk of Neoga, Illinois, wins the Phoenix Bass Fishing League Presented by T-H Marine at Lake Shelbyville in Shelbyville, Illinois. Walk earned $3,926 for his victory at the event.

TOP 10 RESULTS
RANKBOATER NAME/HOMETOWNBASSWEIGHTAWARD
1stRiley Walk of Neoga, Ill.518-6$3,926
2ndPatrick O’Dell of Windsor, Ill.515-4$2,493
3rdShane Haslett of Beecher City, Ill.414-12$1,309
4thKen Davis of Winchester, Ill.514-0$916
5thTrey McKinney of Carbondale, Ill.513-14$785
6thScott Rice of Cobden, Ill.513-6$720
7thCurt Erpenbach of Valparaiso, Ind.512-8$654
8thScott Neighbors of Makanda, Ill.412-6$589
9thBrian Tschudy of Mascoutah, Ill.511-13$1,023
10thRad Brewer of Spring Grove, Ill.511-7$458
RANKSTRIKE KING CO-ANGLER NAME/HOMETOWNBASSWEIGHTAWARD
1stDane Bondurant of Witt, Ill.513-4$1,963
2ndJojo Johnson of Benton, Ill.39-3$981
3rdTim Tresslar of Bloomington, Ill.48-8$655
4thAlan Bernicky of Joliet, Ill.37-3$908
5thAaron Arning of Walnut Hill, Ill.36-14$393
6thPatrick Lesicko of Staunton, Ill.26-12$625
7thJames Jarvis of West Frankfurt, Ill.56-10$327
8thBrandon Depew of Odin, Ill.26-5$294
9thRoman Perun of St. Louis, Mo.36-1$262
10thFloyd Carder of Litchfield, Ill.25-12$217
10thDrew Williams of Homer, Ill.35-12$217
CONTINGENCY AWARDS
AWARDNAMECONTINGENCYPAYOUT
Boater Big BassPatrick O’Dell of Windsor, Ill.5-pound, 1-ounce bass$530
Strike King Co-Angler Berkley Big BassPatrick Lesicko of Staunton, Ill.4-pound, 14-ounce bass$265
Phoenix MLF BIG5 BonusBrian Tschudy of Mascoutah, 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
ANGLERBAITCOLOR
BoaterJigGreen Pumpkin
Strike King Co-AnglerBeaverGreen Pumpkin
2021 QUALIFICATION OPPORTUNITIES
EVENTDATELOCATIONHOST
Illini Division – Phoenix Bass Fishing League Regional ChampionshipOct. 7-9Lake Norfork, Mountain Home, Ark.Mountain Home Area Chamber of Commerce
Phoenix Bass Fishing League All-AmericanJune 3-5Douglas Lake, Dandridge, Tenn.Jefferson County Department of Tourism
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 FacebookTwitterInstagram, and YouTube .