Senior Spotlight on high school angler

Senior Spotlight: Darrian Bell finds calm on the boat

Life as a high school senior can be stressful. It can be even more so when you’re a four sport athlete like Danville’s Darrian Bell.

So how does he relax? It’s actually one of the four sports he plays — bass fishing.

“Fishing is what I’ve always loved to do,” he said. “I’d fish in tournaments where it’s cold and rainy and you’re out there in the cold and the rain. People don’t understand that you’re just out there having fun. And it helps me relax. Being me comes with a lot of stress and bass fishing helps me get a lot of it off while still competing and having fun. I don’t look at it as competing. I look at is as let’s go out here, have some fun and catch some fish.”…Full Story