Albert Lea Anglers qualify for high school national championship

High School Anglers Head to Nationals

August 14, 2019 06:45 PM

(ABC 6 News) – A group of friends hooked on fishing have turned their hobby into a team sport. 

“We all fished together since we were kids,” said Griffin Thompson.

A few years back, they decided to bet on their passion by forming a team and competing in local tournaments as the Albert Lea Anglers.

About 20 people participated that first year. Now, the club has nearly 70 members, made up of middle schoolers and high schoolers from the Albert Lea area….Full Story and Video