High school angler’s success is top news story for 2019

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When he was a freshman at Sweet Home High School, Alex Gauld helped to found the competitive fishing team. Sports anchor Jenna Callari spoke with Gauld in his senior year about the success his team has found.

In his junior year, Gauld’s team placed second in a FLW state tournament. Last May, he and his partner set a state record and had their first ever win in a team trail event.

Gauld is now studying at SUNY College of Envornmental Science and Forestry. When we spoke to him, he was planning on competing on the school’s bass fishing team….Full Story