Raausch and Neville win Iowa State Championship on Okoboji Lake

The 2023 Iowa State Championship was held on Okoboji Lake in Milford, Iowa. There was a great turnout for the event with 43 high school teams. The top 4 teams will advance to the High School Fishing World Finals and National Championship on the Mississippi River in LaCrosse, WI.

Ways Raasch and Will Neville, with Oabcig Falcons, won the tournament with a five fish limit that weighed 18 pounds 6 ounces. Ways and Will also won the Big Fish award with a 5 pound 1 ounce bass. Noah Franken and Jax Van Zee from Unity Christian took second place with 17 pounds 9 ounces. Taking third place with 16 pounds 7 ounces was Emmett King and AJ Draper from Panorama High School. And rounding out the top 4 teams was Henry Rosener and Clay Price, Johnston Fishing Club, with 15 pounds 15 ounces.  For full results and more photos from this event CLICK HERE