Kenyon Hill starts Varsity Fishing program for high school anglers

Kelly Bostian: Catching fire: Longtime bass pro Kenyon Hill uses reignited passion to create Varsity Fishing program

A bass fisherman searching for the right pattern can grow tired and frustrated, no question, but finally hitting it right sure reignites the fire.

Last weekend, things burned brightly for Norman angler Kenyon Hill, the spark behind the 2020 Varsity Fishing Pro-Am Shootout at Keystone Lake. People already are talking about making it an annual event.

Thirty-five pro anglers from across the region shined, really, but Hill was the walking, talking, smiling tinderbox in the crowd gathered at Salt Creek Marina for a weigh-in that followed a day’s competition that had the pros teamed with high school anglers from around the state.

A top-tier bass pro with 30 years on tour and a lifetime on the water with a family history dedicated to fish sciences, innovation and angling, Hill had been out of the public spotlight for a few years….Full Story