Dillon Harrell is president of his school's fishing team, which he founded, and he serves in several other leadership capacities as well.
Ryan Wood loves to spend time on the water — not just fishing, but also cleaning up lakes, adding structure and teaching kids how to cast.
Jake Lee has some important trophies on his mantel, including one from the first-ever Bassmaster High School Classic Exhibition and one from the first-ever Bassmaster High School Open.
Julius Mazy finishes in the Top 2 in most of the tournaments he fishes.
Zeke Gossett has so many tournament wins — already, at only 18 years old — it's difficult to count.
Laura Ann Foshee gives her time and energy to bring the joy of fishing to others who otherwise wouldn't get to experience it.
See how the Midwest anglers fared in their one-day regional - who will compete in the National Championship?
Zach Hingson and Tyler Benedict had only fished Lake Springfield one time prior to Sunday’s Costa Bassmaster High School Midwestern Open presented by TNT Fireworks.
Southside now has five keepers, and they're reporting rough waters and white caps on Lake Springfield as winds pick up. Fish safe, fellas! Let's hope for a dry weigh-in at 1:30 p.m. CT! The radar is currently clear for the Springfield area, with temps hovering right around 80 degrees. Scattered storms are expected to begin developing by 2 p.m. CT. Strong storms are currently occuring across the midwest, with nine states reporting 28 tornadoes within the last 24 hours.