Youth Fishing League Wins U.S. Army High School Fishing at Lake Somerville

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 26 mins ago by Keith Worrall 

Modified Apr 21st, 2021 at 10:02 AM

Youth Fishing League Wins U.S. Army High School Fishing at Lake Somerville

BRENHAM, Texas (April 20, 2021) – The Youth Fishing League duo of Zane Parker of Goodrich, Texas, and Garrett Wilson of Willis, Texas, won the U.S. Army High School Fishing Presented by Favorite Fishing at Lake Somerville Presented by Googan Baits on Saturday in Brenham, Texas. The event was hosted by Compete College Station and the victory advanced the winning team to the 2021 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
Youth Fishing League*
Zane Parker
Garrett Wilson
5
24-13

2nd
All Around Anglers
Colton Hill
Dylan Kallus
2
15-4

3rd
CS Anglers
Colby Ash
Aiden Service
1
5-14

4th
Central High School
Jacob Childress
Justin Nash
1
4-1

5th
A&M Cons
Luke Bennett
Chase Sodolak
1
2-12

*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.

2021 UPCOMING QUALIFICATION OPPORTUNITIES

EVENT
DATE
LOCATION
HOST

U.S. Army High School Fishing Presented by Favorite Fishing Lake Guntersville Open Presented by Googan Baits
April 24
Lake Guntersville, Guntersville, Ala.
Marshall County Convention & Visitors Bureau

2021 U.S. Army High School Fishing National Championship & World Finals
Jun. 30 – Jul. 3
Lake Hartwell, Anderson, S.C.
Anderson Convention & Visitors Bureau

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 will also be 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.

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.

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 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, photos and articles are available at HighSchoolFishing.org and MajorLeagueFishing.com.

About MLF BIG5
MLF BIG5 is part of MLF, the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization. It provides anglers of all skill levels the opportunity to compete for millions in prize money across five tournament circuits featuring a five-biggest-fish format. Headquartered in Tulsa, Oklahoma, with offices in Benton, Kentucky, MLF 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.

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