April 10, 2011 (Kentucky Lake, KY) – A total of 73 high school fishing teams from numerous different states came to compete for that $10,000 scholarship to Murray State University, one of the most prominent bass fishing universities in the nation. Murray State University hosted the Murray State High School Fishing Open, April 10 in conjunction with the National Guard FLW College Fishing National Championship on campus April 7-9.
Ohio High School Anglers, Gunner Pollitt and Daniel Sepeck, from Eastern Brown-Bethel Tate High Schools were victorious and were crowned the Murray State Open Champions, and were presented with a $10,000 scholarship check from Murray State. “I started the day throwing a shaky head on 10 pound Berkley Trilene line and I was dragging chunk rock in about 6 to 8 foot of water. I mainly throw zoom products. That’s really all I did all day,” Sepeck said. Team Member Gunner Pollitt added, “I caught my fish on secondary points throwing a Spinner bait in the morning and dragging PB&J and Missouri Craw jigs in the afternoon.” Continue reading