Fishing & Boating News
(Apr. 30, 2014 - BRANDON, MS.)
The Franklin County High School team of Connor Quin and Bryce White brought a five-bass limit to the scale Sunday weighing 14 pounds, 5 ounces to win the 2014 Mississippi State High School Fishing Championship on Ross Barnett Reservoir. The win qualified the team to compete in a future High School Fishing conference championship.
The top 10 teams on Ross Barnett Reservoir were:
The 2014 Mississippi State High School Fishing Championship was a two-person (team) event for students in grades 9-12. The top 10 percent from each TBF/FLW state championship field will advance to a High School Fishing conference championship along with the top 3 teams from each of the six 2014 High School Fishing Opens that coincide with the 2014 Walmart FLW Tour. The top 10 percent of each conference championship field will then advance to the High School Fishing National Championship, coinciding with the TBF National Championship and an FLW Tour stop in the spring of 2015. 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 Student Angler Federation (SAF) nationwide automatically qualify for the world's largest high school bass tournament, the 2014 High School Fishing World Finals. At the 2013 World Finals more than $40,000 in scholarships and prizes were awarded. Visit the HighSchoolFishing.org website for details.
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