Sport Club Spotlight UWL Fishing Team

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 Apr 5th, 2019 by Keith Worrall  254

Modified Apr 5th, 2019 at 11:39 AM

Picture via Trevor Kliebenstein

Gage Griffin (left) and Austin Phillips (right) sport their newly released custom uniforms.


The University of Wisconsin-La Crosse’s fishing club, founded in 2012, is one of the fastest growing clubs at UWL, and it’s turned into a very competitive team in the last three years.

According to junior Austin Phillips, the team only had 10 members his freshman year in 2016. Now, the team has grown to 20 members under his leadership as team president. “My first year we had one group compete competitively and now we have five going down to a tournament on Lake Cumberland in two weeks,” said Phillips.

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