Mcghee and Vance win West Virginia High School State Championship at Sutton Lake

The 2020 West Virginia High School State Championship was held on Sunday May 24th at Sutton Lake. Even with the couple of hard rains during the day, it was a great time.

Taking 1st place was Adam Mcghee and Devin Vance, Liberty Raider Fishing Team, with 11lbs 15oz.


Jeremy Toler and Donavon Toler, West Side Renegades, came in 2nd with 9lbs 6oz.


In 3rd place was Zachary Bowman and Scott Woicehovich, Liberty Raider Fishing Team, with 7lbs 7oz.


We would like to thank all the High School fishermen and Boat Captains and the West Virginia Bass Federation for making this event possible.

Case and Meier win Oklahoma High School State Championship

Case and Meier win the Oklahoma High School State Championship

With canceled and rescheduled events, tornado warnings and rain, the 2020 OK High School State Championship was finally underway. All of that it did not stop the field from taking to the water in pursuit for the title of Oklahoma State Champions.

Joseph Case and Sydney Meier from Mannford High School showed up in full force with a Berkley 5 Alive limit. Topping the scales with the Booyah Big Bag of the day at 17 pounds and 15 ounces. Not only did they win a qualifier to the National Championship, they are also eligible to compete in the TBF National Semi Finals as coanglers, with their membership and entry fees paid.


Taking second place, representing the Henryetta Knights was Lucas Thompson and Zeth Mcgowin. They weighed in with 15 pounds and 1 ounce.

Third place goes to Micah Belt and Cade Smith, the Kiowa Cowboys, with 14 pounds 11 ounces.

The Lew’s Big Bass award went to the team of Ty Downs and Hayden Newland for their 5 pound 6 ounce lunker.

With all the fish caught at the prestige Grand Lake we had a 100% fish release. Thank you to all the teams for your efforts in the preservation of our great resources.


Green and Santosuosso win Alabama High School Title at Neely Henry

Green and Santosuosso win Alabama High School Title at Neely Henry

The 2020 Student Angler Federation (SAF) Alabama State Championship  was held on May 17, 2020 on the waters of Lake Neely Henry, out of Coosa Landing, Gadsden, AL. The tournament was open to all Alabama SAF members who wished to participate. It was a comfortable start for a tournament day with warm weather and a little breeze. However, the anglers and boat captains were expecting rain and wind in the afternoon, and they were not disappointed.

Taking First Place was the team of Aiden Green and Hunter Santosuosso of DAR Patriots Fishing with a five fish limit weighing 12.02. Aiden and Hunter also had the Big Fish of the day, weighing 3.11lbs.

Second Place was the team of Colton Cash and Justin Hamlin of Ft Payne Wild Cats Fishing Team with 8.00.

Finishing in Third Place was the team of Elisha Colley and Ashton Johnson of Sand Rock Wildcats with 7.02.

2nd Big Fish of the tournament was caught by Nolan Lehman and Colton Roncone of Hazel Green Fishing Team weighing 2.02.

Big thanks to the boat captains, parents, relatives & friends that provide the support of these young anglers.

The 11th Annual High School Fishing World Finals and National Championship will be held on June 24-27, 2020 at La Crosse, Wisconsin. For more information about these events visit All photos from this Alabama event can be seen on our Student Angler Federation (SAF) High School Fishing page.