January 15, 2013

University of Montevallo fishing team to compete nationally

One of the hottest sporting events in America currently is collegiate bass fishing, with recognized fishing organizations in more than 150 colleges and universities. While man has been catching fish for millennia, competition on the collegiate level is fairly new.

The University of Montevallo has fielded a fishing team since 2007, and that team has already built a winning reputation for itself. In its first season, the UM club competed in the National Collegiate Bass Fishing Championship on Lake Lewisville in Texas, posting the largest first-day catch and finishing 15th.

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