Lake County High School Fishing Club Wins High School Fishing presented by Favorite Fishing Clear Lake Open

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Modified Sep 30th, 2020 at 3:29 PM

Lake County High School Fishing Club Wins High School Fishing presented by Favorite Fishing Clear Lake Open

CLEARLAKE, Calif. (Sept. 29, 2020) – The Lake County High School duo of Payton Lyndall and Tyler Brant brought five bass to the scale Sunday weighing 17 pounds, 14 ounces to win the FLW High School Fishing presented by Favorite Fishing Clear Lake Open in Clearlake, California.

For their win on Clear Lake, the team now advances to the 2021 High School Fishing National Championship.

The top four teams that qualified for the 2021 High School Fishing National Championship are:

1st: Lake County High School Fishing Club – Payton Lyndall and Tyler Bryant, both of Kelseyville, Calif., five bass, 17-14

2nd: Freedom High School, Oakley, Calif. – Tyler Hurney and Silas Jones, five bass, 17-11

3rd: Alhambra High School, Alhambra, Calif. – Luke Beaty and Emmett Gargaro, five bass, 15-6

4th: Golden Sierra High School, Garden Valley, Calif. – Sam Houston and Riley Maloney, four bass, 15-4

Rounding out the top 10 were:

5th: Heritage High School, Brentwood, Calif. – Kyle Wilson and Ryan Bedwell, five bass, 14-5

6th: Alhambra High School, Alhambra, Calif. – Ryan Tate and Austin Trantham, five bass, 14-0

7th: Vista Del Lago High School, Folsom, Calif. – Christopher Gritts and Westly Gritts, five bass, 13-14

8th: Golden Sierra High School, Garden Valley, Calif. – Josh Weinberger and Clay Smith, five bass, 13-13

9th: Freedom High School, Oakley, Calif. – Jax Soto and Justin Dallas, five bass, 13-12

10th: Lodi High School, Lodi, Calif. – Anthony Werder and Mason Ehlers, five bass, 13-12

Complete results from the event can be found at FLWFishing.com.

The FLW High School Fishing presented by Favorite Fishing Clear Lake Open in Clearlake, California, was a free, two-person (team) event for students in grades 7-12 and open to any FLW and Student Angler Federation-affiliated high school club. The top 10 percent of teams at each Open event along with the TBF High School Fishing state championships will advance to the 2021 High School Fishing National Championship. The High School Fishing national champions will each receive a $5,000 college scholarship to the school of their choice.

In addition to the High School Fishing National Championship, all High School Fishing anglers nationwide automatically qualify for the world’s largest open high school bass tournament, the 2021 High School Fishing World Finals, held in conjunction with the National Championship. More than $2.8 million in scholarships and prizes were offered at the 2020 World Finals.

Full schedules and the latest announcements are available at HighSchoolFishing.org and FLWFishing.com.

About FLW
FLW is the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, providing anglers of all skill levels the opportunity to compete for millions in prize money across five tournament circuits. Headquartered in Benton, Kentucky, FLW and its partners conduct more than 290 bass-fishing tournaments annually around the world, including the United States, Canada, China, Italy, South Korea, Mexico, Namibia, Portugal, South Africa, Spain, and Zimbabwe.

FLW tournament fishing can be seen on the Emmy-nominated “FLW” television show while Bass Fishing magazine delivers cutting-edge tips from top pros. Acquired by Major League Fishing in late 2019, FLW is expanding its programming in 2020 to the Outdoor Channel and the Sportsman Channel as well as on-demand at MyOutdoorTV (MOTV).

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