Rhea County High anglers took fourth in Bassmaster high school event


Another Rhea County High School (RCHS) Eagle Angler fishing team, consisting of Garrett White and Tanner McClain, has made waves recently in the world of tournament fishing, as the Rhea duo snagged a fourth-place finish in a field of 251 teams at the 2020 Bassmaster High School Southern Open, held at Smith Lake, in Cullman, Alabama, on Sunday, March 1.

The fourth-place trophy marked the best finish for the Eagle pair’s career as a team, as the duo hauled in 10 pounds, 10 ounces with a five bass limit at the one-day event.

“It was a really good feeling,” said McClain on his team’s successful outing. “Sitting in the hot seat for a little bit, it really got your heart pumping. It was great….Full Story