Cauyuga High anglers finish in Top 20 at Lake Fork

Cayuga places four anglers inside top-20 at Lake Fork

The Cayuga Wildcats high school bass fishing team ended their 2019 tournament schedule with a solid day on the waters of Lake Fork Saturday.

183 teams competed on a rather “tough day” on Lake Folk due to the cold front pushing forth. Despite the limited bites Cayuga expected heading into the competition, Cayuga placed two teams inside the top-20 of Saturday’s tournament and had six of their nine competing teams weigh-in fish.

Angler duo Emily Banta and Kara Stovall placed 12th overall as they reeled in five fish weighing 6.16 pounds – a drastic improvement from their 88th place finish at Richland Chambers a few weeks prior.

Fellow pair Morgan Banta and Kolten Goolsby also maxed out at five fish weighing 5.46 pounds Saturday securing 19th. It was a determined effort from both teams on difficult waters to close out the first half of the tournament season.

For Morgan and Kolten, they were tested on the Lake early when the three best spots they had in pre-fishing didn’t produce a single catch. Admittedly, a discouraging moment, but a testament to their mental toughness to continue to persevere….Full Story