The Toyota Series presented by A.R.E. Plains Division kicked off its third and final event of the 2021 season with a tournament in Russellville, May 6-8, with the Toyota Series Presented by A.R.E. at Lake Dardanelle Presented by Fenwick . Hosted by the Russellville Advertising & Promotion Commission, the three-day tournament featured the region’s best bass-fishing pros and Strike King co-anglers casting for a top prize of up to $65,000, plus an additional $35,000 bonus if the winner is a qualified Phoenix Boat owner.
Anglers took off daily at 6 a.m. from Lake Dardanelle State Park with weigh-ins held at the park at 2:30 p.m.
In Toyota Series regular-season competition, payouts are based on the number of participants competing in the event, scaling up for every 20 boats over 160 and scaling down for every boat below 160. With a 160-boat field, pros fish for a top prize of $40,000, plus an extra $35,000 if Phoenix MLF BIG5 Bonus qualified. Strike King co-anglers cast for the top prize of a new Phoenix 518 Pro bass boat with a 115-horsepower Mercury outboard (valued at $33,500).
The results of the tournament after Saturday’s weigh-in are below.
Results - Final
1st Kirk Smith Total weight 51-03/15
2nd Zach King Total weight 45-03/15
3rd Theron Caldwell Total weight 44-06/15
4th Bruce Parsons Total weight 38-07/15
5th Wayne Dixon Total weight 37-12/15
Big Bass - Pro
6 - 02
6 - 02
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