Club Spotlight – Boyle County High School

Boyle County High Fishing Team
Boyle County High Fishing Team

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Boyle County (Ky.) High School Fishing Team

Date club founded:  2014-15 school year.

Club founders:  Coach David Christopher and student anglers Hunter Anderson and Jarrod Angel.

Club affiliations:  B.A.S.S. through Kentucky B.A.S.S. Nation. TBF/SAF and Kentucky High School Athletic Association (KHSAA).

Club advisor and assistant coaches:  Coach David Christopher and assistants Eddie Caldwell and Logan Smith.

Frequent boat captains: Dave Barnett, Clarence Belcher, Eddie Caldwell, Devin Caldwell, Tom Christopher, Josh Clark, Danny Clements, Michael Couch, Brian Crawford, Kevin Devine, Jenni Devine, Richard Downey,  Dale Eads, Derek Enlow, Greg  Foley, Curtis Graham, Mark Hayes, Rusty Kreider, Steve Langford, Cody Martin, Patrick McMullin, Eddie Montgomery, Mike Ramsey, James Reynolds, Travis Taylor, Shane Thompson, Hagan Wesley, Wayne Wesley, Larry Nichols, Harry Hazlett, Shawn Ingram and Phillip Vernon.  

Club accomplishments: The team has qualified for the KHSAA state tournament every year with three Top 20 finishes at the state tournament. It is one of the largest teams in the state with 45 student anglers in Grades 7-12. Senior Hannah Wesley is the only high school angler to compete in the 2019 FLW Pan Am Games in Canada.

Other annual activities: Volunteering for the Kiwanis Club Kids Day Fishing for local underprivileged students. Helping kids, many of whom have some sort of disability, learn how to fish at Camp Horsin’ Around.  

Club members:  Hannah Wesley, Brandon Casey, Ethan Miller, Elliott Johnson, Chase Reynolds, Mason Tarter, Ethan White, Tyler Devine, Nate Davis, Seth Davis, Trey Barnett, Tucker Sears, Abigail Downey, Hagan Gerlach, Hannah Tarkington, Hayden Bottoms,  Noah Mayes, Clay Christopher, Cooper Kreider, Tyler Henry, Autumn Belcher, Coleman Clark, Ethan Burchett, Cruz Hasty,  Drake Thompson, Jackson Grubbs, Caleb Kenodel,  Jackson Smith, Jace Clements, William Montgomery, Cameron Burchett,  Connor Young, Seth McMullin, Zane Reynolds, Will Crawford, Ethan Dunn, Elijah Julius, Keenan Stewart, Coleman Stewart, Graci Williams, Brent Christopher, Bryson Long, John Keller, Emmitt Grubbs and Christian Vernon.

Team Facebook page:  Boyle County High School Bass Fishing Team.