2012 New Jersey and Pennsylvania Student Angler Federation State Champions Crowned

PONCA CITY (Aug. 22, 2012) – It was a tough competition on Blue Marsh Lake in Berks County Reading, Penn. at the 2012 SAF Pennsylvania and New Jersey State Championship.  Kolbey Kissinger and Clayton Delp seized the Pennsylvania State Champion titles.  They won the competition by over a pound with two fish weighing 4.96 lbs.  Kissinger and Delp are both independent competitors representing two Pennsylvania high schools, The Antietam Mountaineers and The Calico Eagles. Continue reading


Aug. 11, 2012 – Yesterday’s light rain and cloud cover decided to stick around for the final day of the National Guard Junior World Championship on Lake Lanier near Gainesville, Ga.  Andrew Gulliams of Springfield, MO and Max Danese of Franklin, MA held the top spots in their respected divisions going into the final day, but not overall. The weights were zeroed for a fresh level playing field today. They went out to prove they were in fact the best of the best.  Both Guilliams and Danese received $3,000 in scholarships, and the most esteemed titles in junior angler fishing, the 2012 National Guard Junior World Champions. Continue reading

Pennsylvania and New Jersey High School Fishing State Championship Set For August 4th

PONCA CITY, Okla. (July 12, 2012) – The Bass Federation (TBF), in partnership with FLW Outdoors, the Pennsylvania Bass Federation, Cabela’s and Berk’s Bassmasters will host the 2012 Student Angler Federation (SAF) Pennsylvania and New Jersey High School Fishing State Championship.  The championship will be on Saturday, August 4.  The launch will be out of Dry Brooks Ramp on Blue Marsh Lake near the town of Reading, PA. Continue reading

Junior State Champions Converge on Gainesville,GA., Aug. 10,11 For 2012 National Guard Junior World Championship on Lake Lanier

Excitement builds as 82 state champions from all over the country make their way to Gainesville, Ga., to face off in the 2012 National Guard Junior World Championship, Aug. 10th-11th on Lake Lanier. The 2012 Forrest Wood Cup is being held on Lanier as well and these young anglers get the opportunity to take off right alongside the FLW Tour Pros each morning. More significantly, the FLW Tour Pros have blocked off and given the young TBF youth angler’s part of the water, which will be off-limits to them. It is a one-of-a-kind opportunity these excited young state champions are about to begin during a potentially life-changing week. Continue reading