Mifflinburg High anglers win state championship

Mifflinburg pair wins state fishing tournament

Ty Stroup and Dan Walter got off to a good start at the Bass Federation Pa. State Championship, hooking several fish early Sunday on Lake Oneida in Brewerton, New York.

“I was pretty confident after we caught a few,” Stroup said.

Stroup and Walter, both rising seniors at Mifflinburg High, caught three largemouth bass in the 2.5-pound range, but they were just warming up. The fourth bass they caught weighed 5.57 pounds.

“We got that one and I felt good,” Walter said. “From there, we had to just keep on chugging.”

Stroup and Walter finished with a total weight of 13.64 pounds for their five-fish limit, good enough for them to claim the state championship….Full Story