Morgan County High anglers take second at World Finals

Georgia Teen Bass Anglers Takes Second At World Event

The Morgan County High School bass fishing team of Cole Holloway and Ryan Thomas recently placed second in the TBF Student Angler Federation High School Fishing World Finals on the Mississippi River in La Crosse, Wisconsin. As a result, the team was offered a combined $266,000 in scholarship funds from three different colleges.

“It feels great. I’ve worked toward this kind of goal since I was young. It was a great experience for me,” said Cole Holloway, 18, of Madison. “My dad was my boat captain, and it allowed the both of us to do what we both love to do the most and spend time together while doing it.”

It was a tough road to qualify for the World tournament. The Morgan County team first competed in a three-day National Championship event June 24-26, where they placed fourth out of 194 boats. The high finish qualified them for the World event tournament the next day where they placed second, finishing just 3 ounces out of first place….Full Story