Franklin County bass club wins Kansas high school qualifier

Franklin Co. team wins KBN high school bass tourney; Topekans win 4th straight youth event

It was a mixture of old and new at the top last weekend at the Kansas BASS Nation High School/Youth fishing tournaments on Milford Reservoir.

A brand new fishing club from Franklin County in northeast Kansas won the Kansas BASS Nation High School qualifier July 25, while a Topeka team captured yet another youth victory the following day.

Todd Crosley and Austin Curtis, fishing with boat captain Brock Bila — a Louisburg product who fishes collegiately at Drury — took first place in the high school division with a 10.05-pound, three-fish limit, edging out Gardner-Edgerton’s Cale Harlan and Derek Landis in second place with a 9.92-pound bag that featured a 4.03-pounder.

Basehor-Linwood’s Colton Hutchinson and Owen Blackburn posted the big bass of the tournament at 4.23 pounds to post a bag of 9.72 for third place….Full Story