West Frankfort Man Wins Bass Fishing League All-American Tournament in Maryland

CHARLES COUNTY, MD — Boater Brennon McCord of West Frankfort, Illinois, won the 36th annual T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) All-American tournament on the Potomac River in Charles County, Maryland presented by General Tire

Saturday. He capped off the event with a five-bass limit weighing 16 pounds, 3 ounces.

McCord’s three-day cumulative total of 15 bass weighing 45-11 was enough to edge second-place angler Joseph Thompson of Coatesville, Pennsylvania – who led the event for the first two days – by 1 pound, 4 ounces. For his win, McCord netted $100,000 and an invitation into the world championship of bass fishing – the FLW Cup.