Murray State University to host high school fishing open | Environment
MURRAY, KY (KFVS) - Murray State University will host the Murray State High School Fishing Open on April 10.
Student anglers from every state are invited but only the highest-ranking team from Kentucky will be crowned the Kentucky High School Fishing State Champions.
Each two-person team from grades nine through 12 will fish with a "coach" who provides the boat they fish in. Each team is allowed to weigh in five bass. The team with the heaviest overall catch will earn a $10,000 scholarship to Murray State University. The second place team earns $1,000 and the third place team earns $500.
The highest ranking team from Kentucky will advance to an FLW Outdoors/TBF High School Fishing Regional Championship.
To register for the Murray State Open/Kentucky State Championship, you can visit the website by clicking here or call 580-765-9031. You can also e-mail Mark Gintert, the TBF National Youth director at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Mandatory check-in for the championship is Saturday, April 9 from noon to 4 p.m. at the Murray State University CFSB Center. Takeoff and weigh-in is Sunday, April 10 at the Kenlake Marina at 6:30 a.m. and 2:30 p.m.
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