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Lake Guntersville Set To Host YETI FLW College Fishing Event presented by Berkley

Lake Guntersville Set To Host YETI FLW College Fishing Event presented by Berkley

GUNTERSVILLE, Ala. – YETI FLW College Fishing will continue the season with an event March 3 on Lake Guntersville presented by Berkley. The tournament, hosted by the Marshall County Convention and Visitors Bureau, is the second of three regular-season events for anglers in the Southeastern Conference, and will feature a top prize of a $2,000 club scholarship and an invitation to compete in the 2019 College Fishing National Championship.

“The lake is fishing as good as I’ve seen it in the past two years,” said FLW Tour pro Alex Davis of Albertville, Alabama, who has 15 top-10 finishes on Lake Guntersville in FLW Competition, including four wins. “I think that the weather has had a lot to do with that. The water temperature is around 54 to 55 degrees – normally this time of year it’s around 48. The earlier warm up has pushed the fish up shallow and they are up to do some eating.”

Despite the warmer temperatures, Davis said that he expects the bass to still be in their prespawn patterns.

“The key will be finding the right size of fish,” he said. “The lake is full of 3-pounders – they’re everywhere. The key will be to find the 5-pounders. I think Rat-L-Traps, ChatterBaits and flipping boat docks will all be strong patterns. I don’t believe that this tournament will be won out deep.

“I think that the winning team is going to need at least 25 pounds in this event,” Davis went on to say. “I’m going to predict that the winners will bring 26 pounds to the scale.”

Competitors will take off from Guntersville State Park, located at 7699 Alabama Highway 227 in Guntersville, at 7 a.m. CST Saturday. Weigh-in will be held at the State Park beginning at 3 p.m. Takeoff and weigh-in are free and open to the public.

Schools are allowed to register up until the morning of the tournament. Entries may be made either by phone or at CollegeFishing.com.

Schools expected to compete in the Lake Guntersville tournament include:

Abraham Baldwin Agricultural College – Gavin Hiers, Quitman, Ga., and Brennan Bledsoe, Cordele, Ga.

Auburn University – Anthony Vintson, Fort Gordon, Ga., and Julian Suero, Winter Springs, Ala.

Auburn University – Logan Parks and Lucas Lindsay, both of Auburn, Ala.

Augusta University – Joshua Rockefeller, Harlem, Ga., and Zachary Ramsey, Canton, Ga.

Blue Mountain College – Ty Cox and Alden Keel, both of Guntown, Miss.

Clemson University – George Compton, Laurens, S.C., and Matthew Sprouse, Pauline, S.C.

Clemson University – Derek Freeman, Anderson, S.C., and Robert White, Greenville, S.C.

Clemson University – Zach Kronewitter, Clemson, S.C., and Caleb Allgood, Fair Play, S.C.

East Carolina University – Colton Harrell, Matthews, N.C., and Sammy Camut, Cary, N.C.

Faulkner University – Breanna Wyatt and Joseph Lacy, both of Pell City, Ala.

Faulkner University – Tyler Presnell, Titus, Ala., and Christian Rines, Montgomery, Ala.

Florida State University – Owen Kuhn and David Korson, both of Tallahassee, Fla.

Florida State University – Garrett Sanders, Woodstock, Ga., and Parker Hamil, Tallahassee, Fla.

Georgia College & State University – Austin Stanley, Lawrenceville, Ga., and Phillip Green, Hoschton, Ga.

Jefferson State Community College – Zeke Gossett, Cropwell, Ala., and Hayden Bartee, Pell City, Ala.

Kennesaw State University – Spencer Guthrie, Acworth, Ga., and Ryan Kennedy, Woodstock, Ga.

Kennesaw State University – Garrett Guinan, Marietta, Ga., and Will Leonard, Kennesaw, Ga.

LaGrange College – Tanner Johnson and Jacob Wood, both of LaGrange, Ga.

Lander University – Drew Pridgen, Greenwood, S.C., and Chasten Beck, Cullman, Ala.

Lander University – Ben Stone, Donalds, S.C., and Greyson Williams, Greenwood, S.C.

Lipscomb University – Scout Monteith, Nashville, Tenn., and Hunter Hanks, Hermitage, Tenn.

Mississippi State University – Landon Cook, Collinsville, Miss., and Logan Blaine, Brandon, Miss.

Mississippi State University – Philip HIlton and Alex Lindsey, both of Laurel, Miss.

North Carolina State University – Will Monti, Charlotte, N.C., and Mitchell Lance, Raleigh, N.C.

Newberry College – Joe Cook, Pomaria, S.C., and Tucker Johnson, Irmo, S.C.

Polk State College – Kyle Stafford, Lakeland, Fla., and Austin Bell, Winter Haven, Fla.

Roane State Community College – Coby Clark and Garrett Greene, both of Harriman, Tenn.

Roane State Community College – Isaac Walker, Sunbright, Tenn., and Joshua Grizzle, Kingston, Tenn.

Samford University – Jody Brooks and Odom Stagg, both of Vestavia, Ala.

Tennessee Technological University – Austin Poston, Cookeville, Tenn., and Garrett Turner, Sparta, Tenn.

Tennessee Technological University – Tanner Rich, Byrdstown, Tenn., and Benjamin Aaron, Albany, Ky.

Truett-McConnell College – Dalton Bruce, Jasper, Ga., and Caleb Edwards, Commerce, Ga.

University of Alabama-Birmingham – Hayden Carnell, Cropwell, Ala., and Steven Petz, Strongsville, Ohio

University of Alabama – Andrew Deloney, Newton, Ala., and Jacob Daily, Mattoon, Ill.

University of Alabama – Caiden Sinclair and Hunter Gibson, both of Hoover, Ala.

University of Alabama – Blayde Dill, Jasper, Ala., and Jon Kilpatrick, Tuscaloosa, Ala.

University of Alabama – Alex Bare, Scottsboro, Ala., and Niklas Evans, Manhattan, Ill.

University of Georgia – Nathan Ragsdale, Fayetteville, Ga., and Wesley Griner, Leesburg, Ga.

University of North Georgia – Austin Young and Colin Glover, both of Dawsonville, Ga.

University of South Carolina – Austin Bradberry and Dalton Tumblin, both of Williamston, S.C.

University of South Carolina – Trevor Topken, Warwick, N.Y., and Brandon Biby, New City, N.Y.

University of South Carolina – Hunter Buice, Pacolet, S.C., and William Bond, Moncks Corner, S.C.

University of South Carolina-Beaufort – Tyler Black, Moncks Corner, S.C., and Alex Altman, Bluffton, S.C.

University of South Carolina-Beaufort – Charley Kuhn, Fort Mill, S.C., and Parker Wingard, Lexington, S.C.

Wallace Community College – Ethan Gilmore, Dothan, Ala., and Andrew Chapman, Georgetown, Ga.

Wallace Community College – Logan Chancey and Jaci Skipper, both of Dothan, Ala.

Wallace State Community College – Miller Spivey, Tyler, Ala., and Chandler Sickafoose, Dora, Ala.

Western Carolina University – Austin Garren, Cullowhee, N.C., and Derek Lindaman, Hillsborough, N.C.

Western Carolina University – Colby Shope and Jacob Boyd, both of Canton, N.C.

Young Harris College – Andrew Himmelreich, Powder Springs, Ga., and Ben Giles, Colbert, Ga.

YETI FLW College Fishing teams compete in three 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 FLW College Fishing Open will advance to the 2019 FLW College Fishing National Championship. Additional teams will qualify for the National Championship if the field size in regular-season events exceeds 100 boats. The 2019 FLW College Fishing National Championship will take place May 30-June 1 on the Red River in Shreveport, Louisiana, and is hosted by the Shreveport-Bossier Sports Commission & Red River Waterway Commission.

YETI FLW College Fishing is free to enter. All participants must be registered, full-time students at a college, university or community college and members of a college fishing club that is recognized by their school.

For complete details and updated information visit FLWFishing.com. For regular updates, photos, tournament news and more, follow YETI FLW College Fishing on FLW’s social media outlets at FacebookTwitterInstagramYouTube and Snapchat.

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 2018 across five tournament circuits. Headquartered in Benton, Kentucky, with offices in Minneapolis, FLW and their partners conduct 286 bass-fishing tournaments annually around the world, including the United States, Canada, China, Italy, South Korea, Mexico, Portugal, and South Africa. 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 FacebookTwitterInstagramYouTube and Snapchat.

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