Reed and Behrmann win Ohio Championship at Delaware Lake

A good group of anglers came together to fish on a new lake for the recent Ohio High School State Championship.  This was our first time to fish on Delaware Lake, just above Columbus, Ohio.  Just about all the teams that participated, weighed in at least one fish.  Teams reported that they caught a lot of fish all through-out the day.  Most of the teams were fishing shallow and many were using worms or jigs to catch their fish.  Rattletraps, Shad Raps, Spinnerbaits, Flukes and Crankbaits were also catching fish.  The biggest bass of the event was a 5-06 lunker caught by the team of Aiden Reed and Dylan Behrmann and they received a $200 Lew’s gift card for their efforts.  Anglers said they fished between two to six feet of water and were fishing around grass, rocks, brush piles and docks to catch their fish.

Aiden Reed and Dylan Behrmann, of the Cincinnati Youth Bass Club, brought 14-00 pounds to the scales to claim the victory and took home the first-place trophies.

Second place belonged to the Hartley Hawg’s team of Dylan McGee and Grant Masterson with 12-02 pounds.  Claiming third was Cayden Coleman and Tucker Spriggs from Southern Ohio Bass Boys with 9-08 pounds.

Completing the top five teams was the two Hartley Hawg’s teams of Nathan Fiatt and Brett Hill with 9-03 pounds and then Mike Abbott and Braden McNamara with 8-13 pounds.

The top four teams qualified to advance to the upcoming SAF National Championship event on June 30-July 3 at Lake Hartwell in Anderson, South Carolina.  Also that week is the SAF High School World Finals at Lake Hartwell.  Any active SAF High School members are allowed to come and participate in this event.  For full details visit  All of the photos from this event are posted on our SAF High School Fishing Facebook Page.

Team Beckmann Wins State Title at Carlyle Lake

Blake and Hunter Beckmann, Breese Central High School anglers, took 1st place at the 2021 Illinois SAF State Championship on Lake Carlyle with 6.13lbs. They will be advancing to the 2021 High School Fishing National Championship on Lake Hartwell in Anderson, South Carolina.

Coming in 2nd was Tyler Conrad and Peyton Rose from Flora High School with 3.05lbs

From Southern Illinois Future Anglers, Camden Bruner and Logan Webb came in 3rd place with 2.09lbs

For more photos from this event CLICK HERE

MLF- WILEY X High School Fishing Camp SIGN UP TODAY! MLF Pros and other industry officials provide training.

Limited Space Available, June 2 Registration Deadline

TULSA, Okla. (May 12, 2021) – Major League Fishing (MLF), the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, announced today that Robert Terkla, cofounder of the Googan Squad and star of LunkersTV, will join an incredible lineup of MLF pros at the upcoming Wiley X High School Fishing Camp Presented by Tackle Warehouse . The star-studded group includes REDCREST Champion Dustin Connell and Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit champion Skeet Reese , along with nine other MLF pros, who will provide hands-on instruction aimed to help campers develop their fishing expertise and enhance fishing-career readiness.

The list of 2021 MLF pros serving as camp instructors includes:

Adrian Avena Justin Lucas
Matt Becker Bill McDonald
Greg Bohannan Keith Poche
Dustin Connell Skeet Reese
Mark Daniels, Jr. Fletcher Shryock
Bobby Lane

This year’s camp will be held June 9-11, 2021, on the Murray State University campus, with daily activities at Kentucky Lake – the South’s Great Lake. The all-inclusive, three-day camp is designed for serious high school anglers, parents and coaches who want to gain an edge on the competition by getting hands-on bass fishing experience alongside the biggest names in the industry.


The MLF Foundation benefit tournament will follow the camp on Saturday, June 12 at Kentucky Lake. Tournament participants will have the opportunity to win thousands of dollars in cash prizes, with the winner taking home the MLF High School Fishing Cup, $1,000 and a new Jackson Kayak. One lucky participant will also be selected to fish with a Bass Pro Tour or Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit angler.

The benefit tournament, which raises funds for youth fishing programs and High School Fishing grants benefiting students nationwide, will launch out of Moors Resort and Marina, located at 570 Moors Road in Gilbertsville, Kentucky and weigh-in before the Phoenix Bass Fishing League presented by T-H Marine tournament at the same location. The tournament is open to all student anglers, including middle school and elementary school students accompanied by an adult. Participation in the Wiley X High School Fishing Camp is not required; however, participants must supply their own boat to compete in the tournament.

Cost for the camp is $300 per person, which includes all housing, meals and accommodations at Murray State University in Murray, Kentucky. Participation is open to high school students (incoming freshmen starting in the fall of 2021 through recent high school graduates from the spring 2021 semester) plus parents and coaches. Limited space is available. Registration is accepted on a first-come, first-served basis, and will remain open until all available spots are filled or until the registration deadline of June 2, 2021.

Adults will have the option to drop off their students or stay throughout the camp to participate in special panel discussions geared to identify best practices that give high school anglers and fishing teams the edge they need to thrive in the industry.

Although most activities will take place outside, all camp activities will follow COVID-19 guidelines at the time of camp, including wearing a mask and social distancing, as required by local health officials.

Important Dates:

  • Registration – April 20 – June 2
  • Camp – June 9-11 (Wednesday, Thursday & Friday)
  • MLF Foundation Tournament – June 12 (Saturday)

To register or for more information about the Wiley X High School Fishing Camp Presented by Tackle Warehouse and the MLF Foundation benefit tournament, please visit

For regular updates, photos, tournament news and more on MLF High School Fishing, follow the U.S. Army High School Fishing presented by Favorite Fishing on the MLF BIG5 social media outlets at Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.

About Major League Fishing
Founded in 2011, Major League Fishing (MLF) brings the high-intensity sport of competitive bass fishing into America’s living rooms on Outdoor Channel, Discovery, CBS, CBS Sports Network, World Fishing Network, Sportsman Channel and on-demand on MyOutdoorTV (MOTV). According to Nielsen ratings, Major League Fishing remains the number one series on Outdoor Channel for five years and MLF premiered as the number one outdoor show in their time slot on Discovery in 2019.

In 2019 MLF acquired FLW, which expands their portfolio to include the world’s largest grassroots-fishing organization, including the strongest five-biggest-fish format professional bass fishing tour, the MLF Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit presented by Bad Boy Mowers, as well as the MLF Toyota Series, MLF Phoenix Bass Fishing League presented by T-H Marine, MLF Abu Garcia College Fishing presented by YETI, and MLF High School Fishing presented by Favorite Fishing.

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