Carterville High anglers to fish in junior world championship

Bass Fishing | Carterville’s Crain and Skelcher prepare for Junior World Championship

Carterville’s Maddox Crain and Brandon Skelcher have been lifelong friends since their families introduced them to the world of fishing as kids. 

The dynamic duo didn’t start competing in tournaments until three years ago when they were still in junior high. Crain is the older of the two as an incoming sophomore at Carterville High School, and Skelcher is a year behind him as a freshman. The two are ready to cap off their final year competing in the 15-and-under age group with a victory on the biggest stage: the Junior World Championship.

The Junior World Championship is a three-day fishing tournament from July 29-31 at Mosquito Lake in Trumbull County, Ohio. An estimated 30 to 40 teams are expected to partake in the fishing tournament. There will be one representative from each state that participates….Full Story