Dover High School Team Goates & Chessher Named Arkansas State Champs

Kendall Goates and Cody Chessher - Dover High School Fishing Club

Lake Maumelle (Little Rock, Ark) 5/7/11 -Record-setting flooding in Arkansas had put about a third of the state underwater, making the event moved from the Arkansas River to Jolly Roger Marina at Lake Maumelle. The weather did a 180 with bright sunny skies on Saturday and was very cooperative with the first ever Arkansas High School Fishing State Championship event.  A total of 71 teams registered to fish this inaugural event.

Without even having a chance to prefish on Lake Maumelle, Dover High School Fishing club team members Kendall Goates and Cody Chessher were named 2011 Arkansas High School Fishing State Champions Saturday and will advance to the SAF High School Fishing regional tournament to be held in the fall, and a chance to fish in the SAF High School Fishing National Championship to be held next Spring alongside the FLW College Fishing tournament. Continue reading

Utah Team Mezenen and Hausman Named State Champs

5/6/11 (Lake Powell, UT) – The Weber High Warriors high school fishing team from Clinton and Sandy, Utah, Ryan Mezenen and Seth Hausman were named the 2011 Utah High School Fishing State Champions. They caught a limit of bass that weighed 9 lbs 7 oz. Their coach/boat captain was TBF Member Scott Hausman who is a member of the Big City Bass of Utah club in the Utah Bass Federation.

The inaugural Student Angler Federation Utah High School Fishing State Championship was held at Lake Powell’s, Bull Frog Marina just outside of Lake Powell, Utah. The state championship is a two person team event for students in grades 9-12. The high school anglers and their “coach” work together to bring a five fish team limit into the weigh-in. Continue reading

Marble Falls Holds Club Tournament

What a fabulous day on the lake for our club!  We had 9 boats and 17 anglers out on Inks Lake. I want to once again thank all our boat captains on Saturday who so generously give of their time and resources to take our team out to compete and provide mentorship and insight as they develop their skills.

A very big thank you again to our Sponsors for their financial support and to the Stripling Family for providing BBQ lunch for our whole group. Continue reading