Fredericksburg’s Adams Wins Strike King Co-Angler Division

HENDERSON, N.C. (March 30, 2021) – Boater Ryan McCarthy of Warrenton, Virginia, wins the Phoenix Bass Fishing League presented by T-H Marine at Kerr Lake in Henderson, North Carolina. McCarthy earned $6,894 for his victory at the event, hosted by the Vance County Tourism Development Authority.

TOP 10 RESULTS

RANKBOATER NAME/HOMETOWNBASSWEIGHTAWARD
1stRyan McCarthy of Warrenton, Va.517-5$6,894
2ndMarty Warren of Elon, N.C.517-0$1,940
3rdJeff Gafford of Pamplin, Va.515-6$1,293
4thCarlton Owens of Franklin, Va.514-12$905
5thTravis Lugar of McGaheysville, Va.513-12$776
6thBrandon Cox of Ruther Glen, Va.513-10$711
7thPaul Smith of Victoria, Va.513-9$647
8thTim Kowalewski of Bumpass, Va.513-8$1,032
9thBen Reynolds of Callands, Va.513-7$517
10thTyler Trent of Nathalie, Va.513-3$453
RANKSTRIKE KING CO-ANGLER NAME/HOMETOWNBASSWEIGHTAWARD
1stTyrone Adams, Jr. of Fredericksburg, Va.511-4$1,940
2ndDavid Williams of Fredericksburg, Va.510-12$1,095
3rdCarl Whipple of Manassas, Va.410-2$646
4thWilliam Lisenby of Centreville, Va.59-13$453
5thNelson class of Woodbridge, Va.49-12$388
6thGerrit Vanvoorhees of Lenexa, Va.59-10$356
7thRicky Grant of Callands, Va.59-3$291
7thTyler Folts of Ashburn, Va.59-3$291
7thSteven Jacobs of Sanford, N.C.59-3$291
10thJustin Faison of South Prince George, Va.58-13$226
CONTINGENCY AWARDS
AWARDNAMECONTINGENCYPAYOUT
Boater Big BassRyan McCarthy of Warrenton, Va.4-pound, 15-ounce bass$515
Strike King Co-Angler Berkley Big BassRobert Reid of Clinton, Md.4-pound bass$257
Phoenix MLF BIG5 BonusRyan McCarthy of Warrenton, Va.Eligible Phoenix Boat*$2,500
* 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
BoaterMissile JigDid Not Divulge
Strike King Co-AnglerGeneric SpinnerbaitDid Not Divulge
2021 QUALIFICATION OPPORTUNITIES
EVENTDATELOCATIONHOST
Shenandoah Division – Phoenix Bass Fishing League Regional ChampionshipOct. 14-16Lake Murray, Columbia, S.C.Capital City Lake Murray Country Regional Tourism Board
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.

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