SAF Club Spotlight: Santee Junior Bassmasters – SC

Club name: Santee Junior Bassmasters

School Name & Mascot: Wilson Hall/The Barons

City/State: Sumter, SC

Club Email Address:

Club Advisor: Clay Lowder

Club President: Waiting on meeting to vote new one for this year

Number of members: 28

How often does your club meet? 4 or 5 times a year

How did your club get started? One interested student and his dad sought information and spoke with school principal about starting the club through our school.  Many students wanted to join!

Describe TBF tournaments, community service and/or conservation projects your club has or plans to have? We sent 6 members to represent us in the state tournament last year on Lake Murray, and they all fished well.  In the younger age group, our member, Josh Knowlton, won and represented us in the national tournament in Atlanta this summer.  It was a great experience for Josh!

Any local sponsors that help support your club? We have several interested, but we are still working on that.

Where do you get your volunteer boaters from? (parents, local bass club, etc.) Parents and local bass club members that are willing to take time to fish with us on weekends.

Tell us something unique about your club! We started off our first year with a huge number of members.  We have wonderful parent participation and support.  We enjoy fishing on local ponds together as well as on our big SC lakes.