Torrington’s Pellegrino Wins Strike King Co-Angler Division

MASSENA, N.Y. (Sept. 13, 2021) – Boater Matthew Grant of Norwood, New York wins the two-day Phoenix Bass Fishing League Super-Tournament Presented by T-H Marine at St. Lawrence River in Massena, New York. Grant earned $5,137 for his victory at the event, hosted by the Town of Massena.


1stMatthew Grant of Norwood, N.Y.1041-14$5,137
2ndDouglas Reed of Bridgeton, N.J.1041-6$2,569
3rdJason Burger of Bridgeton, N.J.1039-7$1,712
4thMichael A. Sentore of Gloucester City, N.J.1038-5$1,199
5thJames Ciferni of Hammond, N.Y.1038-2$1,672
6thGerald Rosenbarker of Galway, N.Y.1038-2$942
7thJonathan Robla of Waddington, N.Y.1036-10$1,356
8thDavid Wilder of Middle River, Md.935-7$771
9thClifford Chilson of Cicero, N.Y.1034-9$685
10thJeffrey Ware of Warrenton, Va.931-11$599
1stDominic Pellegrino of Torrington, Conn.1035-15$2,569
2ndPaul Melo of Hudson, Mass.932-9$1,284
3rdRoberto Laboy of Geigertown, Pa.1032-5$858
4thDavid Paszkiewicz of Kearny, N.J.931-12$599
5thNicholas Dellaporta of Pequannock, N.J.1031-4$514
6thBrian Snowman of Pompton Plains, N.J.827-15$793
7thJoseph Merker of Pittsgrove, N.J.725-15$428
8thBrooks Parker of Bridgeville, Del.724-0$385
9thSamuel Jenesky of Cecil, Pa.621-13$342
10thDanny Walters of Abingdon, Md.720-13$300
Boater Big BassJames Ciferni of Hammond, N.Y.5-pound, 13-ounce bass$645
Strike King Co-Angler Berkley Big BassBrian Snowman of Pompton Plains, N.J.6-pound bass$322
Phoenix MLF BIG5 BonusJonathan Robla of Waddington, N.Y.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
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Northeast 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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