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Texas A&M Wins Abu Garcia College Fishing Tournament on Lake Somerville

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 9 mins ago by Keith Worrall 

Modified Apr 20th, 2021 at 10:39 AM

BRENHAM, Texas (April 19, 2021) – The Texas A&M duo of Garret Bean of College Station, Texas, and Aaron Hawkins of Cypress, Texas, took the win on Friday at the Abu Garcia College Fishing presented by YETI at Lake Somerville. The victory earned the Texas A&M team $2,000 and qualified the duo to compete in the 2022 College Fishing National Championship.

TOP 10 RESULTS*

RANK
COLLEGE NAME
ANGLER NAME/HOMETOWN
BASS
WEIGHT
AWARD

1st
Texas A&M
Garret Bean of College Station, Texas
Aaron Hawkins of Cypress, Texas
5
28-0
$2,000

2nd
East Texas Baptist University
Cody Ross of Livingston, Texas
Ethan Thurston of Kaufman, Texas
5
25-2
$1,000

3rd
Texas Tech University
Brooks Lundgren of Midland, Texas
Ryan Stimmel of Seminole, Texas
5
19-14
$500

4th
Stephen F. Austin
River Lee of Nacogdoches, Texas
Hunter Muncrief of Pineland, Texas
3
17-0
$500

5th
Baylor University
Jude Bugenhagen of The Woodlands, Texas
Parker Greer of Waco, Texas
4
16-15
$500

6th
Texas A&M – Galveston
Trey Dawson of Montgomery, Texas
Derek Pietsch of Montgomery, Texas
5
16-10

7th
East Texas Baptist University
Cannon Bird of Marshall, Texas
Jacob Keith of Jefferson, Texas
5
16-8

8th
Texas A&M – Commerce
Dawson Cassidy of Gainesville, Texas
Augustus McLarry of Quinlan, Texas
5
16-4

9th
Schreiner University
Colby Calongne of Cypress, Texas
Taylor Strange of Whitehouse, Texas
5
15-1

10th
Texas A&M
Broxson Daigle of Katy, Texas
Gabe Talley of Conroe, Texas
4
13-11

*Top 10 teams advance to the 2022 College Fishing National Championship

Complete results for the entire field can be found at MajorLeagueFishing.com.

2021/2022 QUALIFICATION OPPORTUNITIES

EVENT
DATE
LOCATION
HOST

Abu Garcia College Fishing presented by YETI
April 23
Lake Guntersville, Guntersville, Ala.
Marshall County Convention and Visitors Bureau

Abu Garcia College Fishing presented by YETI National Championship presented by Lowrance
TBA – 2022
TBA
TBA

The event was the first of three qualifying tournaments for Southern Conference anglers and was hosted by Compete College Station.

Abu Garcia College Fishing presented by YETI teams compete in regular-season qualifying tournaments in one of five conferences – Central, Northern, Southern, Southeastern and Western. The top ten teams from each division’s three regular-season tournaments and the top 20 teams from the annual Abu Garcia College Fishing Open advance to the following year’s Abu Garcia College Fishing presented by YETI National Championship.

For complete details and updated information visit MajorLeagueFishing.com. For regular updates, photos, tournament news and more, follow the Abu Garcia College Fishing presented by YETI on MLF’s social media outlets at Facebook , Twitter, Instagram and YouTube.

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