June 13, 2016
Kaleb Tweite and Kyler Bauer brought in a five bass limit weighing 13 pounds, 8 ounces, to win the TBF/FLW Iowa High School Fishing State Championship on the Mississippi River. The win earned them the championship titles, trophies and slots in a Conference Regional Championship to be held in the Fall.
Coming in second was the team of, James Ford and Isaiah Minton, from Eastern Iowa High School. The duo had a five fish limit weighing 9 pounds, 14 ounces.
The 2016 Iowa State Championship was a two-person (team) event for students in grades 7-12. The top 10 percent from each TBF/FLW state championship field and the top three teams from each of the seven TBF/FLW Opens will advance to a Conference Championship event. The top 10 percent of each conference championship field will then advance to the High School Fishing National Championship, in the spring of 2017. The High School Fishing national champions will each receive a $5,000 scholarship to the school of their choice.
In addition to the state, conference and national championship events, all High School Fishing anglers nationwide qualify for the world’s largest high school fishing, standalone, championship event, the 2016 High School Fishing World Finals. The 2016 World Finals is coming up June 28 – July 2 on Pickwick Reservoir in Florence, Ala., with over $60,000 in scholarships and prizes up for grabs. Click HERE for more details.
Click the link for IA State Championship FULL RESULTS.