THE ULTIMATE EVENT IN HIGH SCHOOL FISHING RETURNS TO RUSSELLVILLE, AR, July 20-23

Bethel University once again has four-year scholarship offers for both anglers on the 2011 High School Fishing World Finals Championship Team!

Ponca City, Okla. (June 14, 2011) – The Bass Federation announced today the 2011 High School Fishing World Finals will return to Russellville, Ark., on Lake Dardanelle, July 20-23, 2011.  Bethel University will once again offer four-year scholarships to both anglers on the High School Fishing World Finals championship team.  Last year’s inaugural event saw anglers from 17 U.S. States and this year the field is expected to grow substantially. TBF’s Student Angler Federation (SAF) and the rapidly expanding High School Fishing State Championships, which TBF and FLW Outdoors are holding in every state in 2011, are supporting this pinnacle event.  All SAF affiliated high school fishing club teams are eligible to register.  Tournament waters go off-limits for pre-practice to all competitors at 11:59pm Sunday night July 10 until the first official practice day Sunday, July 17. There’s plenty of time to sign up a new high school club or team; any team can sign up online without a late fee at highschoolfishing.org until online registration closes July 17.  Thousands of dollars in scholarships and prizes are up for grabs, all with NO entry fee! Teams can sign up after that on site at the event with a $25.00 per angler late fee but advance registration is highly encouraged. Official rules and full details can be found at highschoolfishing.org Continue reading

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‘Hosko’ and Kentucky State Team Seal the Deal – 14 Champion Anglers Advance to National Contest

The final day of the 2011 Southern Division Championship crowned Gregory Hoskinson, “Hosko” and the Kentucky State Team 2011 Southern Division Champions on Green River, in Campbellsville, Ky.  14 anglers, the top boater and co-angler from each of the seven states representing the Southern Division, claimed spots at the 2012 Federation National Championship.  It was an exciting day as these champion anglers stepped that much closer to the dream of a lifetime advancing to the national contest.  There they’ll fish for the “Living the Dream” prize package to include fishing as an FLW Pro for a year with use of a wrapped Ranger boat and Chevrolet truck, as well as, thousands in cash and prizes. Continue reading

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Kentucky State Team and ‘Hosko’ Still Holding Tight to the Top Spots

The water continues to drop as day two of the 2011 Southern Division Championship on Green River Lake, Campbellsville, Ky., came to a close making tomorrow’s final day weigh-in anything but predictable.  Some anglers who wacked ‘em yesterday fell short, as others rose to the challenge and fought to stay in contention.  The Kentucky State team led by Gregory Hoskinson, “Hosko” did exactly that; they fished hard to keep the lead today with the Alabama State team just pounds away.  Tomorrow, these state team champion anglers will go one last round for all the guts and glory as the final day of the 2011 Southern Division Championship will crown this year’s Division Champions. Continue reading

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Day one of the 2011 TBF Southern Division Championship begins; Host State of Kentucky Out on Top

Changing waters shook the bite on day one of the 2011 Southern Division Championship on Green River, in Cambellsville, Ky., but not enough to keep down the host state team of Kentucky.  Kentucky lead the pack today in the overall team standings, but the Alabama state team is right on their heels.    What’s in store for day two of the 2011 Southern Division Championship is unknown as the water continues to shift and patterns continue to adjust. Continue reading

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