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Tipton High School wins Indiana State High School Fishing Championship on Patoka Lake

Tipton High School wins Indiana State High School Fishing Championship on Patoka Lake
The Tipton High School duo of Chad Mauck and Jaret Wampner brought a five-bass limit to the scale Sunday weighing 18 pounds, 5 ounces, to win the 2016 TBF/FLW High School Fishing Indiana State Championship on Patoka Lake.

JASPER, Ind. – The Tipton High School duo of Chad Mauck and Jaret Wampner brought a five-bass limit to the scale Sunday weighing 18 pounds, 5 ounces, to win the 2016 TBF/FLW High School Fishing Indiana State Championship on Patoka Lake. The win earned the team trophies, the title of state champions and advanced the team to the High School Fishing Central Conference championship on the Ohio River in Lawrenceburg, Indiana, on September 23-24.

Thirty-four teams competed in the event, which launched from the Lick Fork Launch Ramp near Jasper. The winning squad from Tipton said that they used a green-pumpkin-colored Z-Man ChatterBait and caught 10 to 12 fish throughout the day.

The top three teams on Patoka Lake that advanced to the Central Conference championship were:

  1st:       Tipton High School, Tipton, Ind. – Chad Mauck and Jaret Wampner, five bass, 18-5

  2nd:      Lawrenceburg High School, Lawrenceburg, Ind. – Hunter Schneider and William Halbig, four bass, 14-7

  3rd:       Union High School, Modoc, Ind. – Austin Tinsman and Evan Patterson, five bass, 13-8

Rounding out the top 10 teams were:

  4th:       Bloomington High School South, Bloomington, Ind. – Blake Albertson and Adam Puckett, five bass, 13-7

  5th:       Heritage Hills High School, Lincoln City, Ind. – Derek Kerstiens and Garret Vaal, two bass, 8-13

  6th:       Wabash High School, Wabash, Ind.  – Griffin Fernandes and Benjamin Messersmith, three bass, 7-14

  7th:       Prairie Heights High School, LaGrange, Ind. – Hunter Light and Avery Elswick, two bass, 7-2

  8th:       Brownstown Central High School, Brownstown, Ind. – Chanier Fleetwood and Carson Lambring, two bass, 6-8

  9th:       Wabash High School, Wabash, Ind.  – Jacob Ireland and Travis Miller, two bass, 4-5

  10th:     Southridge High School, Huntingburg, Ind. – Chad Meyer and Coleman Gerber, one bass, 3-12

Complete results and photos from the event can be found at HighSchoolFishing.org.

The 2016 Indiana State High School Fishing Championship was a two-person (team) event for students in grades 7-12. The top 10 percent from each TBF/FLW state championship field will advance to a High School Fishing conference championship along with the top three teams from each of the seven TBF/FLW High School Fishing Opens held this season. 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 2017. 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 High School Fishing anglers nationwide automatically qualify for the world’s largest high school bass tournament, the 2016 High School Fishing World Finals. At the 2015 World Finals more than $20,000 in scholarships and prizes were awarded. Visit HighSchoolFishing.org for details.

About FLW

FLW is the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, providing anglers of all skill levels the opportunity to compete for millions in prize money in 2016 across five tournament circuits. Headquartered in Benton, Kentucky, with offices in Minneapolis, FLW conducts more than 235 bass-fishing tournaments annually across the United States and sanctions tournaments in Canada, China, Mexico and South Korea. FLW tournament fishing can be seen on the Emmy-nominated “FLW" television show, broadcast to more than 564 million households worldwide, while FLW Bass Fishing magazine delivers cutting-edge tips from top pros. For more information visit FLWFishing.com and follow FLW at Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube and Periscope: @FLWFishing.

About The Bass Federation

The Bass Federation Inc., (TBF) is a member of the Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame. TBF is owned by those we serve and dedicated to the sport of fishing. The Federation is the largest and oldest, organized grassroots fishing, youth and conservation organization there is. TBF, our affiliated state federations and their member clubs conduct more than 20,000 events each year and have provided a foundation for the entire bass fishing industry for more than 45 years. TBF founded the Student Angler Federation and the National High School Fishing program in 2007 to promote clean family fun and education through fishing. Visit bassfederation.com or highschoolfishing.org and “LIKE US” on Facebook.

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