Michigan B.A.S.S. Nation holds high school championship

Michigan B.A.S.S. high school state championships a success

HARRISON TOWNSHIP — The best high school anglers in the state took to the waters of Lake St. Clair June 24-25 for the 2016 Michigan Bass Anglers Sportsmen Society (B.A.S.S.) high school state championships, and the competition went off without a hitch, according to Michigan B.A.S.S. Youth Director Paul Wagner.

“It takes a lot of people to pull something like this off every year,” Wagner said June 27. “We had a lot of parents and kids step in and help us out. We even had some really small kids passing out fliers and running around for us. It was great. To top it all off, a lot of fish were caught.”

Twenty-nine teams of high school anglers — two anglers per team — competed for the chance to advance to the 2016 national championships, set for August at Kentucky Lake, which covers parts of Kentucky and Tennessee. The national champions receive a bass boat and college scholarship funding, according to Wagner….Read More