The 2023 Missouri State Championship was held on Lake of the Ozarks in Osage Beach, Missouri. Representing De Smet Jesuit High School was Mitch Geiser and Danny Swallow. Mitch and Danny had the only five fish limit of the day. Their five fish weighed 12 pounds 13 ounces and put them in first place. They will be advancing to the 14th Annual High School Fishing World Finals and National Championship on the Mississippi River in LaCrosse, WI. Kolton Dauber and Skyler Hutzler from School of the Osage came in second place with 12 pounds 3 ounces. And in third place was Camdenton High School team of Caden Kowal and Caston Embry. They had 8 pounds 10 ounces.