Grand Lake hosts FLW High School Open

Afton student among top placers in HS bass tourney

GROVE — The Oklahoma Student Angler Federation duo of Owen Williams of Afton and Easton Hitt of Bella Vista, Arkansas, brought a five-bass limit to the scale Saturday weighing 14 pounds, 5 ounces, to win the 2018 Bass Pro Shops FLW High School Fishing Grand Lake Open presented by YETI.

A field of 68 teams competed in the no-entry-fee tournament, which launched from Grove City Ramp at Wolf Creek Park.

In FLW/TBF High School Fishing competition, the top 10 percent of teams competing advance to the High School Fishing National Championship.

According to the post-tournament report, Williams and Hitt caught their fish flipping ledges and docks on the lower end of the lake using green-pumpkin-colored, football-headed jigs.

The top six teams on Grand Lake that advanced to the 2019 High School Fishing National Championship were:…Results