Oklahoma State University teammates Zack Birge and Blake Flurry went wire-to-wire across three bodies of water in three days to claim the title of 2012 National Champions.
SFA anglers passed the the first three days of a grueling test together, then had to fish against one another. In the toughest day, Andrew Upshaw bested best friend Ryan Watkins.
Beginning Sunday at 6 a.m., Stephen F. Austin’s Mercury College B.A.S.S. National Championship team will be a team divided as Ryan Watkins and Andrew Upshaw face one another for a Classic berth.
On-the-water decisions make the difference for Stephen F. Austin anglers Andrew Upshaw and Ryan Watkins, the Mercury College B.A.S.S. National Champions.
The “Final Five” teams are now one day away from determining the new Mercury College B.A.S.S. National Champion after a hot Day Two, and Auburn's Jordan Lee and Shane Powell may have done the most sweating.