April 17, 2011 (Wheeler Lake, AL) – The Vernon High School Bulldogs were represented well by their high school team, Kophen Sudduth and Dillon Tucker at the first ever 2011 SAF Alabama High School Fishing State Championship held on Wheeler Lake near Decatur, Alabama. Continue reading
April 9, 2011 (Lake Chickamauga) – Austin Massingill and Jordan Holbert of Soddy Daisy High School were crowned the 2011 Tennessee High School Fishing State Championship on Lake Chickamauga. The team brought in a 5 bass limit that weighed 12 lbs 8 oz. Their win also netted them a $1,000 scholarship to the University of Tennessee Chattanooga, presented by Alex Craw of the University’s bass fishing team. Continue reading
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