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Indiana State High School Fishing Championship Set For Patoka Lake
Updated May 21, 2015 8:06 AM | Filed under: Event
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(PATOKA LAKE) - Indiana State High School Fishing Championship is set to take place at Patoka Lake.

he Bass Federation (TBF) and FLW, the world's largest tournament-fishing organization, have partnered to present the 2015 Indiana State High School Fishing Championship. The tournament is open to any High School Fishing team in the entire state of Indiana.

The event is Sunday at Patoka Lake Hoosier Hills Marina

The Indiana state championship is a two-person (team) event for students in grades 7-12. Registration for anglers and their coach, who will provide the boat they compete in, is online at HighSchoolFishing.org. Takeoff will be at 6:30 a.m. and weigh-in will be held at the marina, scheduled for 2:30 p.m. High School Fishing takeoffs and weigh-ins are free and open to the public.

For more information about this event contact the TBF National Youth Director Mark Gintert at (580) 716-4251.

A preliminary list of schools participating will not be available as teams can still register up until the morning of the event. Complete details can be found at HighSchoolFishing.org.

The top 10 percent from each TBF/FLW state championship field will advance to a High School Fishing conference championship along with the top 3 teams from each of the six 2015 High School Fishing Opens that coincide with the 2015 Walmart FLW Tour. The top 10 percent of each conference championship field will then advance to the High School Fishing National Championship, coinciding with the TBF National Championship and an FLW Tour stop in the spring of 2016. The High School Fishing national champions will each receive a $5,000 college scholarship to the school of their choice.

ABOUT THE BASS FEDERATION

The Bass Federation Inc., (TBF) is a member of the Freshwater Fishing Hall of Fame. TBF is owned by those we serve and dedicated to the sport of fishing. The Federation is the largest and oldest, organized grassroots fishing, youth and conservation organization there is. TBF, our affiliated state federations and their member clubs conduct more than 20,000 events each year and have provided a foundation for the entire bass fishing industry for more than 45 years. TBF founded the Student Angler Federation and the National High School Fishing program in 2008 to promote clean family fun and education through fishing. Visit bassfederation.com or HighSchoolFishing.org and "LIKE US" on Facebook.

ABOUT FLW

FLW is the industry's premier tournament-fishing organization, providing anglers of all skill levels the opportunity to compete for millions in prize money nationwide in 2015 over the course of 240 tournaments across five tournament circuits, four of which provide an avenue to the sport's richest payday and most coveted championship trophy - the Forrest Wood Cup. FLW tournament fishing can be seen on the Emmy-nominated "FLW" television show and is broadcast to more than 564 million households worldwide, making it the most widely distributed weekly outdoors-sports television show in the world. For more information about FLW visit FLWFishing.com and look for FLW on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.



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