Hughes and Perry win State Championship on Merritt Reservoir

The 2024 Nebraska High School State Championship was held at Merritt Reservoir in Valentine, NE. It was a windy cooler day but most of the kids caught fish. Jack Hughes and Reece Perry from North Platte high school won the tournament with 9-95. They will advance to the National Championship in June on Lake Hartwell in Anderson, SC.

Rye Tiller and Maxwell Wyatt, Gothenburg Bassmasters, came in 2nd place with 6-64 and taking 3rd place was Ashton and Keaton Kuchar with 5-60.  The teams fished from 7:00AM-2:00PM and then enjoyed a little BBQ meal after.