The 2008 Junior Bassmaster World Championship is this week and pairs young anglers with Bassmaster Elite Series Pros on New York’s Onondaga Lake.
On Friday, August 8, at 8 p.m. ET, these kids will be paired with Elite Series pros at the Bassmaster Elite Series weigh-in stage at Oneida Shores County Park in Syracuse. The teams will then spend a day having fun on the water and practicing Saturday, Aug. 9, from 8:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.
A total of 93 junior anglers will be competing. Along with the amazing experience of being able to fish with a professional, the junior anglers will compete for a piece of a scholarship prize pool totaling $23,000.
Participating from Oklahoma are:
Age Group 15-18
- Tyler Dennis, Shawnee, Oklahoma
- Colt McMahan, Tecumseh, Oklahoma
Good luck to all our young anglers! Keep up with all the action at Bassmaster Youth.