Norwood’s Grant Wins Two-Day Phoenix Bass Fishing League Super-Tournament on St. Lawrence River
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.
TOP 10 RESULTS
|1st||Matthew Grant of Norwood, N.Y.||10||41-14||$5,137|
|2nd||Douglas Reed of Bridgeton, N.J.||10||41-6||$2,569|
|3rd||Jason Burger of Bridgeton, N.J.||10||39-7||$1,712|
|4th||Michael A. Sentore of Gloucester City, N.J.||10||38-5||$1,199|
|5th||James Ciferni of Hammond, N.Y.||10||38-2||$1,672|
|6th||Gerald Rosenbarker of Galway, N.Y.||10||38-2||$942|
|7th||Jonathan Robla of Waddington, N.Y.||10||36-10||$1,356|
|8th||David Wilder of Middle River, Md.||9||35-7||$771|
|9th||Clifford Chilson of Cicero, N.Y.||10||34-9||$685|
|10th||Jeffrey Ware of Warrenton, Va.||9||31-11||$599|
|RANK||STRIKE KING CO-ANGLER NAME/HOMETOWN||BASS||WEIGHT||AWARD|
|1st||Dominic Pellegrino of Torrington, Conn.||10||35-15||$2,569|
|2nd||Paul Melo of Hudson, Mass.||9||32-9||$1,284|
|3rd||Roberto Laboy of Geigertown, Pa.||10||32-5||$858|
|4th||David Paszkiewicz of Kearny, N.J.||9||31-12||$599|
|5th||Nicholas Dellaporta of Pequannock, N.J.||10||31-4||$514|
|6th||Brian Snowman of Pompton Plains, N.J.||8||27-15||$793|
|7th||Joseph Merker of Pittsgrove, N.J.||7||25-15||$428|
|8th||Brooks Parker of Bridgeville, Del.||7||24-0||$385|
|9th||Samuel Jenesky of Cecil, Pa.||6||21-13||$342|
|10th||Danny Walters of Abingdon, Md.||7||20-13||$300|
|Boater Big Bass||James Ciferni of Hammond, N.Y.||5-pound, 13-ounce bass||$645|
|Strike King Co-Angler Berkley Big Bass||Brian Snowman of Pompton Plains, N.J.||6-pound bass||$322|
|Phoenix MLF BIG5 Bonus||Jonathan 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 PhoenixBassBoats.com.
|Boater||Did Not Divulge||N/A|
|Strike King Co-Angler||Did Not Divulge||N/A|
2021 QUALIFICATION OPPORTUNITIES
|Northeast Division – Phoenix Bass Fishing League Regional Championship||Oct. 14-16||Potomac River, Marbury, Md.||Charles County Board of Commissioners|
|2022 Phoenix Bass Fishing League All-American||June 2-4||Lake 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 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.