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Northwest Ohio Junior Bassmasters Wins U.S. Army High School Fishing Open at Detroit River Presented by Googan Baits

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 11 mins ago by Keith Worrall 

Modified Aug 25th, 2021 at 7:27 PM

Northwest Ohio Junior Bassmasters Wins U.S. Army High School Fishing Open at Detroit River Presented by Googan Baits

TRENTON, Mich. (Aug. 25, 2021) – The Northwest Ohio Junior Bassmasters duo of Nicholas Seitz of Maumee, Ohio, and Brock Vogel of Perrysburg, Ohio, won the U.S. Army High School Fishing presented by Favorite Fishing Open at the Detroit River Presented by Googan Baits on Saturday in Trenton, Michigan.

According to post-tournament reports, the duo caught their fish targeting rock piles in 30 feet of water with a tube, a drop-shot rig, and a Rapala DT14 crankbait.

The event was hosted by the Detroit Sports Commission and the victory advanced the winning team to the 2022 U.S. Army High School Fishing presented by Favorite Fishing National Championship.

TOP 10 RESULTS
RANK
SCHOOL/CLUB NAME/CITY
ANGLER NAME
BASS
WEIGHT

1st
Northwest Ohio Junior Bassmasters*, Nicholas Seitz, Maumee, Ohio,Brock Vogel, Perrysburg , Ohio, 5 , 24-6

2nd
Jackson High School, Jackson, Mich.*
Rylan Hamlin, Jackson, Mich.
Jack Swihart, Jackson, Mich.
5
20-1

3rd
Wheelersburg High School, Wheelersburg, Ohio*
Johnathan Strickland, Minford, Ohio
Matthew Strickland, Portsmouth, Ohio
5
18-6

4th
Clarkston High School, Clarkston, Mich.
Caden Adams, Waterford, Mich.
Parker Pace, Clarkston, Mich.
5
18-1

5th
Huron High School, Ann Arbor, Mich.
Hunter Szawara, Romulus, Mich.
Tony Trupiano, New Boston, Mich.
5
17-9

6th
Western High School, Parma, Mich.
Seth Plum, Jackson, Mich.
Ayden Rubritius, Concord, Mich.
5
17-3

7th
Hartland, Mich. Student Anglers
Remington Barkley, Hartland, Mich.
Carlie Mitchell, Hartland, Mich.
5
17-0

8th
St. Marys Memorial High School, St. Marys, Ohio
Brandon Gibson, Saint Marys, Ohio
Brayden Hoehn, Saint Marys, Ohio
5
16-13

9th
Dexter High School, Dexter, Mich.
Dima Griffiths, Dexter, Mich.
Nathaniel Terbush, Dexter, Mich.
5
16-7

10th
Hopewell-Loudon High School, Bascom, Ohio

Matthew Flores, Fostoria, Ohio
Garrett Kuhn, Tiffin, Ohio
5
15-9

*National Championship Qualifier. The top 10% of teams advance to the 2021 U.S. Army High School Fishing presented by Favorite Fishing National Championship

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

2022 UPCOMING QUALIFICATION OPPORTUNITIES
EVENT
DATE
LOCATION
HOST

2022 U.S. Army High School Fishing National Championship & World Finals
TBD
TBD
TBD

U.S. Army High School Fishing presented by Favorite Fishing tournaments are free, two-person (team) events for students in grades 7-12 and are open to any MLF 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 U.S. Army High School Fishing presented by Favorite Fishing National Championship. The U.S. Army High School Fishing national champions will each receive a $5,000 college scholarship to the school of their choice.

The first 25 high school teams that enter each U.S. Army High School Fishing presented by Favorite Fishing tournament will receive a free Favorite Fishing package, including one Favorite Fishing casting rod and reel, one Favorite Fishing spinning rod and reel, six packs of Googan Baits and two Favorite Fishing hats, a total package value of $230. Most tournaments are also hosted by a Bass Pro Tour angler or Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit angler, giving high school students the chance to meet the sport’s top pros. As an added bonus, the winning team at each tournament will receive a guided fishing trip with their pro angler host.

In addition to the U.S. Army High School Fishing National Championship, all High School Fishing anglers nationwide automatically qualify for the world’s largest open high school bass tournament, the 2022 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 2021 World Finals.

Full schedules and the latest announcements, photos and articles are available at HighSchoolFishing.org and MajorLeagueFishing.com.

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