Okeechobee High School club starts new season

OHS Bass Club kicks off new season on Orange Lake

OKEECHOBEE — The Okeechobee High School Bass Club will be hitting the waters of Orange Lake on Sept. 9 to kick off the 2018-19 season of Florida B.A.S.S. Nation, with first weigh in scheduled to be held at the Bass Pro Shop in Gainesville.

OHS Bass Club is entering its third year and will be competing against as many as 200 other teams both on Lake Okeechobee and throughout the state with the ultimate goal of earning a trip to nationals to fish Lake Kentucky against the top teams in the country.
The OHS Bass Club qualified for the national finals in 2017 that took place in Alabama and was honored by the Okeechobee County School Board for their achievement.

Kimberly Wojcieszak helps organize OHS Bass Club and says that the club offers a way for some teens to participate in a sport who normally wouldn’t if the club didn’t exist….Full Story