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Junior Bassmasters to Fish State Tournament
Members of the Pushmataha County Junior Bassmasters Club will travel to Lake Eufaula on Sunday, April 29, 2012 to compete in the 2012 Oklahoma B.A.S.S. Federation Nation Junior Bassmasters State Tournament.
Six members of the club qualified to compete in this yearâ€™s event. In the 11-14 year age group, Jake Nabors and Jordan Haddox will be competing. Four members qualified in the 15-18 year age group. They are Dillan Holiman, Chelsi Thomas, Jessie Shrader and David Atwood.
These anglers will be competing against other anglers from across the state vying for the title of Oklahoma B.A.S.S. Junior Bassmasters State Champion. The winner of the two age groups will then go on to compete at the regional level as members of the Oklahoma State Team. Winners at the regional level will advance to the national tournament and two young anglers will eventually be crowned as National Champions and will be awarded thousands of dollars in scholarships and prizes.
Registration for this event will be from 4:30 a.m. until 5:30 a.m. at the Porum Landing Boat Launch Parking Lot. A rules meeting will take place at 6 a.m. and the anglers will be paired together in boats that will be driven by members of the Oklahoma B.A.S.S. State Federation Nation Team. takeoff time will be at safe-light or 6:30 a.m. with weigh-in time at 2:00 p.m.View more articles in: