SAF Club Spotlight: Hornet Anglers – Dixie High School, SC

Club Name: Hornet Anglers

Club Created: August 2010

School Name & Mascot: Dixie High School – Hornets

City/State: Due West, SC

Club Advisor: Eddy Stone & Chris Bensel

Number of members: 25 – Only 1 girl on team

How often does your club meet? 2 times a month

How did your club get started? We have access to a lot of lakes and many of our students fish and wanted a high school team.

Club’s favorite lake and why? We have 5 lakes within a 30 minute drive and each lake offers different reasons to love it!

Describe TBF tournaments, community service and/or conservation projects your club has or plans to have? We have had 2 tournaments in conjunction with 5 Lakes Fishing Club. We are working on conservation plans. We fish 11-13-10 with the Clemson Team.

Any local sponsors that help support your club? We have 6 local sponsors & several fishing club volunteers. Sponsors are: WK Brown Timber, Tow Boat US, Portronics, Greenwood Auto Salvage, Bar-E, Lake Secession Marina

Where do you get your volunteer boaters from? Parents, grandparents, school alumni and clubs.

Tell us something unique about your club! Professional Bass Fisherman Casey Ashley is our mentor and graduated from Dixie High.