UPCOMING EVENT: FLW Tour - 2019 - Grand Lake

FISHING LEAGUE WORLDWIDE

Trumann High School Wins Bass Pro Shops FLW High School Fishing Lake Hamilton Open

Trumann High School Wins Bass Pro Shops FLW High School Fishing Lake Hamilton Open
Trumann High School

HOT SPRINGS, Ark. – The Trumann High School duo of Jay Morgan and Jackson Darr, both of Trumann, Arkansas, brought a five-bass limit to the scale Saturday weighing 15 pounds, 8 ounces to win the 2018 Bass Pro Shops FLW High School Fishing Lake Hamilton Open by a near 5-pound margin.

According to post-tournament reports, the Wildcat duo caught their fish flipping a jig and throwing a white swimbait.

A field of 20 teams competed in the no-entry fee tournament, which launched from the Arkansas Game and Fish Commision-Hulsey Hatchery Access in Hot Springs. In FLW/TBF High School Fishing competition, the top 10-percent of teams competing advance to the High School Fishing National Championship.

The top two teams on Lake Hamilton that advanced to the 2019 High School Fishing National Championship were: 

  1st: Trumann High School – Jay Morgan and Jackson Darr, both of Trumann, Ark., five bass, 15-8

  2nd: Rogers County Bass Anglers – Dakota Page, Catoosa, Okla., and Bryce Blue, Claremore, Okla., five bass, 10-14

Rounding out the top 10 were:

  3rd: Bauxite High School, Bauxite, Ark. – Brody Jacks, Tull, Ark., and Kanon Harmon, Benton, Ark., five bass, 10-13

  4th: Scotts Hill High School, Scotts Hill, Tenn. – Chase Milholen, Lexington, Tenn., and Jaxon Sullivan, Reagan, Tenn., five bass, 9-7

  5th: Henryetta High School, Henryetta, Okla. – Connor Bullard and Quinton Story, both of Henryetta, Okla., five bass, 9-1

  6th: Calvary Baptist Academy, Shreveport, La. – Jackson Gregory, Shreveport, La., and John Kyle Pearce, Frierson, La., five bass, 8-12

  7th: Alpha Anglers of Atascocita – Maverick Winford and Dustin Walters, both of Humble, Texas, five bass, 7-14

  8th: Jessieville High School, Jessieville, Ark. – Beau Browning and Braxton Shifflett, both of Hot Springs, Ark., five bass, 7-2

  9th: Central Arkansas Youth Fishing Association – Andrew Bean and Anthony Bean, both of Little Rock, Ark., five bass, 6-14

  10th: Fountain Lake High School, Hot Springs, Ark. – Milachi Thornton, Lonsdale, Ark., and Evan East, Hot Springs, Ark., five bass, 6-8

Complete results and photos of the top five finishers from the event can be found at FLWFishing.com.

The 2018 Bass Pro Shops FLW High School Fishing Lake Hamilton Open was a two-person (team) event for students in grades 7-12, open to any Student Angler Federation (SAF) affiliated high school club in the United States. The top 10 percent of each Challenge, Open, and state championship field will advance to the 2019 High School Fishing National Championship on a body of water that has yet to be revealed. 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 open high school bass tournament, the 2019 High School Fishing World Finals, held in conjunction with the National Championship. At the 2018 World Finals more than $150,000 in scholarships and prizes were awarded.

Full schedules and the latest announcements are available at HighSchoolFishing.org and FLWFishing.com.

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, South Africa and Spain. 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.

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 2008 to promote clean family fun and education through fishing. Visit bassfederation.com or highschoolfishing.org and “LIKE US” on Facebook.

# # #

Tags: bass pro shops  high school fishing  lake hamilton  trumann high school  flw-communications  press-release 

Vonore’s Butler Wins Costa FLW Series Tournament on Lake Chickamauga Presented by T-H Marine

Vonore’s Butler Wins Costa FLW Series Tournament on Lake Chickamauga Presented by T-H Marine

DAYTON, Tenn. – Fishing in his sixth event with Fishing League Worldwide (FLW), pro Brent Butler of Vonore, Tennessee, caught a five-bass limit Saturday weighing 16 pounds, 11 ounces, to win the Costa FLW Series at Lake Chickamauga presented by T-H Marine. Butler’s... READ MORE »

Registration for Fifth-Annual ICAST Cup at Lake Toho Now Open

Registration for Fifth-Annual ICAST Cup at Lake Toho Now Open

KISSIMMEE, Fla. – Registration for the fifth-annual ICAST Cup presented by Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) and Keep America Fishing™ is now open to all qualified media and companies that will be attending the ICAST trade show. The bass-fishing tournament, held July 9, 2019, in conjunction with ICAST On the Water, offers a four-hour bass-fishing shootout with 100... READ MORE »

Darrell Lowrance Part of Fishing’s First Generation of Innovators

Darrell Lowrance Part of Fishing’s First Generation of Innovators

The future of fishing is brighter thanks to the hard work and ingenuity of industry pioneer Darrell Lowrance, who passed away on Saturday at age 80. FLW joins the industry in mourning his loss, and offers its condolences to the Lowrance family. READ MORE »

Gross Joins the Outdoor Connection with Jerry Kripp

Gross Joins the Outdoor Connection with Jerry Kripp

FLW Tour pro Buddy Gross of Chickamauga, Georgia, was a featured guest recently on the Outdoor Connection with Jerry Kripp, a longtime outdoor radio show broadcasting from... READ MORE »

La Grange’s Singleton Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Mountain Division Tournament on Dale Hollow Lake

La Grange’s Singleton Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Mountain Division Tournament on Dale Hollow Lake

BYRDSTOWN, Tenn. – Boater Aaron Singleton of La Grange, Kentucky, brought five bass to the scale Saturday weighing 19 pounds, 5 ounces, to win the T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League (BFL) Mountain Division tournament on Dale Hollow Lake. For... READ MORE »

West Palm Beach’s Terescenko Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Gator Division Tournament on Lake Okeechobee Presented by Navionics

West Palm Beach’s Terescenko Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Gator Division Tournament on Lake Okeechobee Presented by Navionics

OKEECHOBEE, Fla. – Boater Alex Terescenko of West Palm Beach, Florida, brought five bass to the scale weighing 20 pounds, 8 ounces, Saturday to win... READ MORE »

Lampe’s Lippe Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Ozark Division Opener on Table Rock Lake

Lampe’s Lippe Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Ozark Division Opener on Table Rock Lake

BRANSON, Mo. – Boater Dustin Lippe of Lampe, Missouri, caught five bass weighing 17 pounds, 15 ounces, Saturday to... READ MORE »

Lawrenceburg’s Jewell Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Choo Choo Division Tournament on Wheeler Lake

Lawrenceburg’s Jewell Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Choo Choo Division Tournament on Wheeler Lake

ROGERSVILLE, Ala. – Boater Eddie Jewell of Lawrenceburg, Tennessee, brought a five-bass limit to the scale Saturday weighing 21 pounds even to win the... READ MORE »

University of North Alabama Wins Fifth-Annual YETI FLW College Fishing Open on Kentucky/Barkley Lakes

University of North Alabama Wins Fifth-Annual YETI FLW College Fishing Open on Kentucky/Barkley Lakes

GILBERTSVILLE, Ky. (March 14, 2019) – The University of North Alabama team of Hunter McCarty of Dora, Alabama, and Sloan Pennington of Childersburg, Alabama, won the fifth-annual YETI FLW College Fishing Open on Kentucky and Barkley lakes Wednesday with a two-day cumulative total of 10 bass weighing 45 pounds, 14 ounces. The victory earned the duo a $27,400 prize... READ MORE »

FLW Tour Set to Visit Grand Lake for Fourth FLW Tour Event of Season

FLW Tour Set to Visit Grand Lake for Fourth FLW Tour Event of Season

GROVE, Okla. – Fishing League Worldwide (FLW), the world’s largest tournament fishing organization, is set to continue the 2019 FLW Tour season – the 24th season of the competitive Tour – March 28-31, with the FLW Tour at Grand Lake presented by Mercury. Hosted by the City of Grove and the Cherokee Casino Grove, the tournament will feature 168 of the world’s best... READ MORE »

FLW Announces Multi-Year Sponsorship Renewal with YETI®

FLW Announces Multi-Year Sponsorship Renewal with YETI®

MINNEAPOLIS – Fishing League Worldwide (FLW), the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, today announced the renewal of its partnership with YETI® via multi-year extension, in which the leading premium outdoor brand will continue to serve as title sponsor of the FLW College Fishing circuit. Terms of the agreement and length of the contract were not disclosed... READ MORE »

Kentucky High School Athletic Association Region 2 Bass Tournament Moved to Halcomb’s Landing

Kentucky High School Athletic Association Region 2 Bass Tournament Moved to Halcomb’s Landing

LEXINGTON, Ky. – The Kentucky High School Athletic Association (KHSAA) Region 2 bass tournament originally scheduled on Lake Cumberland out of General Burnside Island State Park has been moved to Halcomb’s Landing. The move was made to better accommodate teams in the event of continued high-water conditions on... READ MORE »

Dayton Readies for Costa FLW Series at Lake Chickamauga presented by T-H Marine

Dayton Readies for Costa FLW Series at Lake Chickamauga presented by T-H Marine

DAYTON, Tenn. – The 2019 Costa Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) Series Southeastern division continues the season next week at Lake Chickamauga, March 21-23, with the Costa FLW Series at Lake Chickamauga presented by T-H Marine. Hosted by Fish Dayton, the three-day tournament will feature more than 360 of the best regional bass-fishing pros and co-anglers... READ MORE »

FLW and Kayak Bass Fishing Join Forces to Propel Professional Kayak Fishing into the National Spotlight

FLW and Kayak Bass Fishing Join Forces to Propel Professional Kayak Fishing into the National Spotlight

MINNEAPOLIS (March 11, 2019) – Fishing League Worldwide (FLW), the world’s largest tournament-fishing organization, announced today that it has partnered with Kayak Bass Fishing, LLC, (KBF) the nation's foremost organization supporting kayak bass anglers, to hold two kayak bass fishing tournaments in 2019. Terms of the agreement were not disclosed... READ MORE »

Daniel Island’s Costas Catches 30-Pound Limit, Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League South Carolina Division Tournament on Santee Cooper Lakes

Daniel Island’s Costas Catches 30-Pound Limit, Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League South Carolina Division Tournament on Santee Cooper Lakes

SUMMERTON, S.C. – Boater Lex Costas of Daniel Island, South Carolina, brought five bass to the scale Saturday weighing 30 pounds, 12 ounces, to win... READ MORE »

Bartlett’s Pickett Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Mississippi Division Tournament on Ross Barnett Reservoir Presented by Navionics

Bartlett’s Pickett Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Mississippi Division Tournament on Ross Barnett Reservoir Presented by Navionics

BRANDON, Miss. – Boater Lloyd Pickett Jr. of Bartlett, Tennessee, brought five bass to the scale Sunday weighing 16 pounds, 11 ounces, to win the... READ MORE »

Burns’ Choate Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Music City Division Opener on Percy Priest Lake Presented by Navionics

Burns’ Choate Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Music City Division Opener on Percy Priest Lake Presented by Navionics

SMYRNA, Tenn. – Boater Brian Choate of Burns, Tennessee, brought five bass to the scale Saturday weighing 18 pounds, 3 ounces, to... READ MORE »

Sylacauga’s Gaston Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Bama Division Opener on Lake Martin Presented by Navionics

Sylacauga’s Gaston Wins T-H Marine FLW Bass Fishing League Bama Division Opener on Lake Martin Presented by Navionics

ALEXANDER CITY, Ala. – Boater David Gaston of Sylacauga, Alabama, brought five bass to the scale Saturday weighing 16 pounds, 15 ounces, to win... READ MORE »

Latimer is Champion at FLW Tour at Lake Seminole presented by Costa

Latimer is Champion at FLW Tour at Lake Seminole presented by Costa

BAINBRIDGE, Ga. – In one of the most dramatic finishes in recent FLW Tour history, fourth-year FLW Tour pro Brian Latimer of Belton, South Carolina, brought a five-bass limit to the scale weighing 21 pounds, 3 ounces to win the FLW Tour at Lake Seminole presented by Costa Sunday and the first-place prize of $100,000... READ MORE »

Seminole Day 4 Coverage

Seminole Day 4 Coverage

The top 10 anglers have taken off, and it’s officially time to start catching some fish.  The morning bite has been so critical this week, especially for a large portion of the pros fishing today. There’s a good chance someone is going to make a massive move on the leaderboard within the first hour of this session. READ MORE »