Linder And Thompson Best 200 Boat Field to Win On Saginaw Bay


BAY CITY, Mich. — Since the fifth grade, Nathan Thompson and Brian Linder have been fishing tournaments together but had never been able to seal the deal on a major victory.

That changed Friday when the Minnesota State-Mankato duo claimed the title at the Strike King Bassmaster College Series at Saginaw Bay presented by Bass Pro Shops with a two-day total of 44 pounds, 3 ounces. The Mille Lacs natives landed in second place with 21-1 on Day 1 before sacking 23-2 on the final day, the biggest bag of the tournament.

“We got close so many times and with this being our last tournament, it means the world to me,” Thompson said.

Brian Linder and Nathan Thompson of Minnesota State-Mankato have won the 2022 Strike King Bassmaster College Series at Saginaw Bay presented by Bass Pro Shops with a two-day total of 44 pounds, 3 ounces.
Photo by Kyle Jessie/B.A.S.S.

After falling 9 ounces short at this same event in 2021, Linder and Thompson entered this week with redemption on their minds and beat the reigning champions, Tucker Smith and Logan Parks from Auburn University, by over a pound.

“It is a dream come true. I have been working hard at this my whole life. I never gave up. This is my last college tournament ever and it is a blessing to be able to go home with a win.” Linder said. “We were hungry coming into this tournament. We went off of what we found last year and we wanted to make sure we had enough for the win.”

When they arrived in Bangor Charter Township for practice, Linder and Thompson anticipated the smallmouth would be locked on beds in shallow water. But during practice, they discovered that was not the case and they quickly pivoted to the prespawn and postspawn bass.

They utilized two different areas on Saginaw Bay that featured isolated boulders on a sand flat in 6 to 12 feet of water. While they could see the boulders in the water, Linder said if they got too close they would spook the smallmouth. Using their Humminbird 360 sonar, they could locate the boulders while staying far enough away from the target.

 Heavy winds kept the Minnesota anglers from making the run to one of those areas on Day 1, but with the wind subsiding during the morning on Day 2, they ventured out to that area and were able to catch their bass before the wind cranked back up.

“The area we fished today we only prefished for two hours,” Linder said. “Our guts were just telling us this morning that we had to go there. We gambled and it paid off.”

An Outkast Feider Fly, a Ned rig with an Outkast Perfect Ned head and a drop shot were responsible for most of their bites this week.

A Magic Boulder: Although they caught over 21 pounds on Day 1, Linder and Thompson only caught six keeper bass. On Day 2, they found the bass were more active in the morning and the quality was better.

“Today we caught our fish off of one big boulder about the size of the boat,” Linder said. “There were fish everywhere this morning and it was an awesome day.”

The duo caught three fish almost immediately on that one boulder. After giving it a short break, they returned and filled out their limit before moving to a different rock and making two important culls.

“In this area, there were multiple boulders and in practice there were fish on every single one,” Thompson said. “But today it seemed like they condensed to one or two of them. Then we culled twice at a different boulder 200 yards away.”

National Championship Bound: Before the victory, it had been a down year for Linder and Thompson. They entered this event 31st in the Bassmaster Team of the Year standings and had not notched a National Championship qualification.

But with the win, the duo earned a berth to the 2022 Strike King Bassmaster College National Championship presented by Bass Pro Shops at Winyah Bay Sept. 2-4, guaranteeing one more event together before their College Series career ends.

Second Place: Tucker Smith and Logan Parks’ bid for a repeat at Saginaw Bay fell just short after they weighed 19-12 on Day 2 to land in second place with a two-day total of 42-11. After a fast start on Day 1 that included a 22-15 bag, the Auburn duo suffered a slow start on Day 2 and had to bounce around to find a limit.

“It has been an awesome week,” Parks said. “We caught a lot of fish and a lot of really big fish. We didn’t really know what we were going to find when we came back up here. We ran into them and had a pretty good event.”

Berkley Max Scent Flat Worm

They caught most of their fish on a Berkley MaxScent Flatworm on a 3/8-ounce drop-shot rig.

The strong winds that blew across Saginaw Bay on Thursday subsided some on Championship Friday, something Smith said hurt their quality.

“We caught big ones all day yesterday. I think smallmouth like the nasty weather,” Smith said. “I think that’s when the big ones usually bite. Today we went out there and started on our hole and didn’t catch a fish. We had to go up shallow to catch some. We ended up going back out deep later in the day when it got windier and ended up catching some key fish.”

Fishing areas they used to win in 2021, Smith and Parks targeted prespawn and postspawn smallmouth on rock structures in 10 to 14 feet of water. On Day 2, they were forced to move shallower and catch some bass that were set up to spawn.

Third Place: After weighing a 20-14 bag of largemouth on Day 1, the Lamar State College Orange duo of Dakota Posey and Trent Buchholz doubled down on green fish and sacked 21-7 to land in third place and qualify for their first National Championship.

“We had one big marsh area and it produced enough for us. And for some reason, we had it all to ourselves for two days. It was a big blessing,” Posey said.

Using a spinnerbait and a flapping-style frog, Posey and Buchholz stayed in the Saginaw River and targeted grassy areas that looked similar to waters in East Texas. On Day 2, the frog played more than the spinnerbait and they landed around 100 total bass.

“Yesterday we had 20 pounds in two hours and left,” Buchholz said. “Today it was a little slower. It got hot and dead calm. We stopped throwing the spinnerbait and picked up a frog and it was instant. We worked our way up to 21 pounds. It was a numbers game, we had to work through them and get to the bigger ones.”

Final Thoughts: Just like last year, Saginaw Bay showed out as one of the hidden fisheries in the country. Anglers this week landed 4,750 pounds of bass total during the two-day event with 312 total limits amongst the 189-boat field.

While winds and some thunderstorms forced teams to leave spots in the big water early, smallmouth bags were impressive while those who stayed closer to fish for largemouth caught plenty of numbers as well as quality.

In total, there were nine bags over 20 pounds with multiple 19-pound bags as well.

The tournament was hosted by the Michigan B.A.S.S. Nation.

2022 Bassmaster College Series Title Sponsor: Strike King

2022 Bassmaster College Series Presenting Sponsor: Bass Pro Shops
2022 Bassmaster College Series Platinum Sponsor: Toyota
2022 Bassmaster College Series Premier Sponsors: Berkley, Humminbird, Mercury, Minn Kota, Nitro Boats, Power-Pole, Progressive Insurance, Ranger Boats, Rapala, Skeeter Boats, Yamaha
2022 Bassmaster College Series Supporting Sponsors: AFTCO, Daiwa, Garmin, Huk Performance Fishing, Marathon, Triton Boats, VMC
2022 Bassmaster College Series Youth Sponsors: Shimano, SPRO

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2022 Strike King Bassmaster College Series at Saginaw Bay presented by Bass Pro Shops 6/9-6/10
Saginaw Bay, Bay City  MI. (BOATER) Standings Day 2

    Angler                                       Club/School                       Pts

1.  Brian Linder – Nathan Thompson               Minnesota State – Mankato           250
Day 1: 5   21-01     Day 2: 5   23-02   Total:  10  44-03
2.  Logan Parks – Tucker Smith                   Auburn University                   249
Day 1: 5   22-15     Day 2: 5   19-12   Total:  10  42-11
3.  Dakota Posey – Trent Buchholz                Lamar State College Orange          248
Day 1: 5   20-14     Day 2: 5   21-07   Total:  10  42-05
4.  Easton Fothergill – Nick Dumke               University of Montevallo            247
Day 1: 5   20-09     Day 2: 5   21-02   Total:  10  41-11
5.  Justin Botts – Conner Dimauro                Bryan college                       246
Day 1: 5   17-15     Day 2: 5   20-12   Total:  10  38-11
6.  Brooks Anderson – Parker Guy                 Emmanuel College                    245
Day 1: 5   19-01     Day 2: 5   19-09   Total:  10  38-10
7.  Owen Januszewski – Matt Mosby                Adrian College                      244
Day 1: 5   19-13     Day 2: 5   17-14   Total:  10  37-11
8.  Chase Carey – Dylan Akins                    Emmanuel College                    243
Day 1: 5   17-08     Day 2: 5   19-14   Total:  10  37-06
9.  Sam Hanggi – Sam Hoesley                     Auburn University                   242
Day 1: 5   19-10     Day 2: 5   17-09   Total:  10  37-03
10. Cason Ragsdale – Kaden Proffitt              East Texas Baptist University       241
Day 1: 5   16-03     Day 2: 5   20-15   Total:  10  37-02
11. Louis Monetti – Michael Fugaro               UNC Charlotte                       240
Day 1: 5   17-05     Day 2: 5   19-05   Total:  10  36-10
12. Tyler Christy – Trey Schroeder               McKendree University                239
Day 1: 5   19-15     Day 2: 5   16-10   Total:  10  36-09
13. Mitchell Gunn – Kyle Kunst                   Grand Valley State University       238
Day 1: 5   19-04     Day 2: 5   17-01   Total:  10  36-05
14. Connor Jacob – Sam Smith                     Auburn University                   237
Day 1: 5   19-00     Day 2: 5   16-06   Total:  10  35-06
15. Robert Gee – Chad Sentell                    University of Tennessee             236
Day 1: 5   18-14     Day 2: 5   15-15   Total:  10  34-13
16. Adrian Urso – Corbin Templon                 Murray State University             235
Day 1: 5   17-04     Day 2: 5   17-03   Total:  10  34-07
17. Ryan Park – Samuel Niemeyer                  Murray State University             234
Day 1: 5   16-10     Day 2: 5   17-10   Total:  10  34-04
18. Landon Lawson – Hunter MCClaskey             King University                     233
Day 1: 5   16-02     Day 2: 5   17-15   Total:  10  34-01
19. Lafe Messer – Matt Messer                    Kentucky Christian University       232
Day 1: 5   18-15     Day 2: 5   14-12   Total:  10  33-11
20. Ryan Thomas – Solomon Glenn                  University of Montevallo            231
Day 1: 5   14-01     Day 2: 5   19-07   Total:  10  33-08
21. Weston Hollar – Jordan Pennington            University of Montevallo            230
Day 1: 5   16-14     Day 2: 5   16-10   Total:  10  33-08
22. Troy Gibson – Jake Novotny                   University of Louisville            229
Day 1: 5   14-07     Day 2: 5   18-09   Total:  10  33-00
23. Tyler Cory – Scott Sledge                    University of Montevallo            228
Day 1: 5   16-12     Day 2: 5   16-00   Total:  10  32-12
24. Connor Hicks – Austin Wadzinski              University of Tennessee             227
Day 1: 5   16-07     Day 2: 5   16-05   Total:  10  32-12
25. Dustin Bauer – Wyatt Pearman                 Campbellsville University           226
Day 1: 5   16-00     Day 2: 5   16-07   Total:  10  32-07
26. Jack York – Jacob Miller                     stephen f austin state universit    225
Day 1: 5   17-08     Day 2: 5   14-13   Total:  10  32-05
27. Jack Baron – Bradley Martin                  University of Montevallo            224
Day 1: 5   18-06     Day 2: 5   13-14   Total:  10  32-04
28. Ryan Franks – Jason Reding                   Kent State University               223
Day 1: 5   14-04     Day 2: 5   17-14   Total:  10  32-02
29. Zach Mcnary – Eric Hanover                   Grand Valley State University       222
Day 1: 5   18-07     Day 2: 5   13-04   Total:  10  31-11
30. Russel Buffa – Jenson Kay                    Adrian College                      221
Day 1: 5   16-13     Day 2: 5   14-12   Total:  10  31-09
31. Easton Lindus – Matthew Zdrazil              Emmanuel College                    220
Day 1: 5   19-07     Day 2: 5   12-01   Total:  10  31-08
32. Caz Anderson – William Harris                Carson-Newman University            219
Day 1: 5   14-14     Day 2: 5   16-09   Total:  10  31-07
33. Cody Ross – Ethan Thurston                   East Texas Baptist University       218
Day 1: 5   16-01     Day 2: 5   15-05   Total:  10  31-06
34. Tim Herrmann – Austin Goins                  Bryan College                       217
Day 1: 5   16-15     Day 2: 5   14-06   Total:  10  31-05
35. Drew Traffanstedt – Dakendrick Patterson     University of Montevallo            216
Day 1: 5   16-01     Day 2: 5   15-00   Total:  10  31-01
36. Haydan Quesenberry – James Cobbs             Auburn University                   215
Day 1: 5   16-06     Day 2: 5   14-10   Total:  10  31-00
37. Chase Mundhenke – Blake Milligan             Auburn University                   214
Day 1: 5   11-12     Day 2: 5   19-00   Total:  10  30-12
38. Derek Rodriguez Jr. – Nick Owens             Adrian College                      213
Day 1: 5   15-07     Day 2: 5   15-05   Total:  10  30-12
39. Spencer Black – Caleb Lonca                  Catawba Valley Community College    212
Day 1: 5   14-09     Day 2: 5   15-13   Total:  10  30-06
40. Eion Patterson – Brennan Kenison             UNC Charlotte                       211
Day 1: 5   18-15     Day 2: 5   11-06   Total:  10  30-05
41. Walker Brown – Cole Thompson                 University of North Alabama         210
Day 1: 5   13-15     Day 2: 5   16-04   Total:  10  30-03
42. Isaac Carlson – Blaine Mattingly             Campbellsville University           209
Day 1: 5   14-10     Day 2: 5   15-08   Total:  10  30-02
43. Griffin Fernandes – Hayden Scott             Adrian College                      208
Day 1: 5   16-06     Day 2: 5   13-06   Total:  10  29-12
44. Storm Cline – Ely Dennison                   Carson-Newman University            207
Day 1: 5   14-05     Day 2: 5   15-07   Total:  10  29-12
45. Kobe Thompson – Mathias Dahline              Adrian College                      206
Day 1: 5   12-05     Day 2: 5   17-03   Total:  10  29-08
46. Cameron Dials – Jonathan Fraley              Kentucky Christian University       205
Day 1: 5   10-13     Day 2: 5   18-10   Total:  10  29-07
47. Jordan McCaleb – Chase Clarke                Auburn University                   204
Day 1: 5   15-03     Day 2: 5   14-04   Total:  10  29-07
48. Jacob Highley – Autumn Belcher               Kentucky Christian University       203
Day 1: 5   15-05     Day 2: 5   14-01   Total:  10  29-06
49. Britt Myers – Tyler Anderson                 Lander University                   202
Day 1: 5   14-04     Day 2: 5   15-02   Total:  10  29-06
50. Drew Gill – Jonah Potts                      Wabash Valley College               201
Day 1: 5   15-00     Day 2: 5   14-06   Total:  10  29-06
51. Alex Richmond – Riley Bowen                  Grand Valley State University       200
Day 1: 5   15-13     Day 2: 5   13-08   Total:  10  29-05
52. Ethan Vanden Busch – Luke Loewe              University of Minnesota             199
Day 1: 4   10-14     Day 2: 5   18-03   Total:   9  29-01
53. Hunter Bailey – JR Young Jr                  Jacksonville State University       198
Day 1: 5   11-12     Day 2: 5   17-05   Total:  10  29-01
54. Parker Domschke – Lane Stephens              McKendree University                197
Day 1: 5   18-14     Day 2: 5   10-01   Total:  10  28-15
55. Colby Kerr – Jonathan Fitch                  Kentucky Christian University       196
Day 1: 5   13-00     Day 2: 5   15-15   Total:  10  28-15
56. Calvin Landsberg – Tyler Lubbat              University of Alabama               195
Day 1: 5   13-12     Day 2: 5   15-03   Total:  10  28-15
57. Blair Erickson – Charlie Wright              University of Montevallo            194
Day 1: 5   12-08     Day 2: 5   16-06   Total:  10  28-14
58. JD Clarke – Hunter Muncrief                  Stephen F Austin State Universit    193
Day 1: 5   14-07     Day 2: 5   14-07   Total:  10  28-14
59. Jake Monti – Samuel Dunson                   UNC Charlotte                       192
Day 1: 5   15-01     Day 2: 5   13-09   Total:  10  28-10
60. Troy Harris – Jase Smith                     Georgia College                     191
Day 1: 5   15-02     Day 2: 5   13-07   Total:  10  28-09
61. Ty Mundhenke – Bennett Slinkard              Auburn University                   190
Day 1: 5   14-02     Day 2: 5   14-07   Total:  10  28-09
62. Walter Trulock – Paden Chrisman              Mississippi State University        189
Day 1: 5   15-10     Day 2: 5   12-14   Total:  10  28-08
63. Will Oberman – Lane Pohlman                  Campbellsville University           188
Day 1: 5   15-05     Day 2: 5   13-03   Total:  10  28-08
64. Harmon Marien – Bailey Bleser                McKendree University                187
Day 1: 5   18-07     Day 2: 5   10-00   Total:  10  28-07
65. Brantley Anders – Will Rooker                Kentucky Christian University       186
Day 1: 5   15-07     Day 2: 5   13-00   Total:  10  28-07
66. Coleman Bingham – Braden Leffew              Bethel University                   185
Day 1: 5   13-08     Day 2: 5   14-14   Total:  10  28-06
67. Joseph Bissing – Jackson Paden               University of Tennessee             184
Day 1: 5   15-11     Day 2: 5   12-10   Total:  10  28-05
68. Michael Zawicki – Carson Tucker              UW Whitewater                       183
Day 1: 5   12-07     Day 2: 5   15-13   Total:  10  28-04
69. Logan Hawkins – Evan Waggener                Campbellsville University           182
Day 1: 5   14-07     Day 2: 5   13-13   Total:  10  28-04
70. Joshua DeKoning – Dalton Mollenkopf          Adrian College                      181
Day 1: 5   14-03     Day 2: 5   14-01   Total:  10  28-04
71. Nate Triplett – Cy Lambert                   University of North Alabama         180
Day 1: 5   14-02     Day 2: 5   14-02   Total:  10  28-04
72. Cole Holloway – Taylor Mcmullen              Emmanuel College                    179
Day 1: 5   14-07     Day 2: 5   13-09   Total:  10  28-00
73. Stevie Mills – Brady Duncan                  Carson-Newman University            178
Day 1: 5   12-09     Day 2: 5   15-04   Total:  10  27-13
74. Drew Fromm – Hunter Capehart                 Wabash Valley College               177
Day 1: 5   16-06     Day 2: 5   11-06   Total:  10  27-12
75. Cameron Tullis – Brett Jolley                East Texas Baptist University       176
Day 1: 5   14-07     Day 2: 5   13-04   Total:  10  27-11
76. Matthew Davis – Sam Shoemaker                Adrian College                      175
Day 1: 5   13-09     Day 2: 5   14-02   Total:  10  27-11
77. Garrett Thompson – Ethan Perry               West Virginia University            174
Day 1: 5   13-14     Day 2: 5   13-12   Total:  10  27-10
78. Clay Henderson – Brant Rowland               Drury University                    173
Day 1: 5   12-10     Day 2: 5   14-14   Total:  10  27-08
79. Nick Staub – Lake Norsworthy                 Blue Mountain College               172
Day 1: 5   12-10     Day 2: 5   14-11   Total:  10  27-05
80. Max Pierlott – Mike Pierlott                 UNC Charlotte                       171
Day 1: 5   15-04     Day 2: 5   11-14   Total:  10  27-02
81. Caleb Dachenhaus – Elliot Wielgopolski       Adrian College                      170
Day 1: 5   13-11     Day 2: 5   13-07   Total:  10  27-02
82. Riley Lawson – Chris Baker                   Kentucky Christian University       169
Day 1: 5   12-14     Day 2: 5   14-02   Total:  10  27-00
83. Kyle Bahr – Trey Dickert                     University of Montevallo            168
Day 1: 5   14-04     Day 2: 5   12-11   Total:  10  26-15
84. Trevor Easter – Reagan Nelson                Tarleton State University           167
Day 1: 5   13-05     Day 2: 5   13-10   Total:  10  26-15
85. Hunter Palmer – Eli Stevenson                bryan college                       166
Day 1: 5   10-14     Day 2: 5   16-00   Total:  10  26-14
86. Victor Alford – Logan East                   bryan college                       165
Day 1: 5   14-00     Day 2: 5   12-14   Total:  10  26-14
87. Sam Schmitz – Walker Sahagun                 University of North Alabama         164
Day 1: 5   13-00     Day 2: 5   13-14   Total:  10  26-14
88. Hunter Fillmore – Dylan Fogarty              Bethel University                   163
Day 1: 5   12-13     Day 2: 5   13-15   Total:  10  26-12
89. Tyler Finley – Lane Lassiter                 University of North Alabama         162
Day 1: 5   11-01     Day 2: 5   15-10   Total:  10  26-11
89. Gunner Whitaker – Mitch Johnson              Kentucky Christian University       162
Day 1: 5   15-10     Day 2: 5   11-01   Total:  10  26-11
91. Conner Giles – Christian Wright              Bryan College                       160
Day 1: 5   14-06     Day 2: 5   12-05   Total:  10  26-11
92. Dalton Coleman – Joe Bob Burchett            Kentucky Christian University       159
Day 1: 5   13-05     Day 2: 5   13-06   Total:  10  26-11
93. Layton Brown – Parker Brown                  Dallas Baptist University           158
Day 1: 5   13-11     Day 2: 5   12-15   Total:  10  26-10
94. Cole Breeden – Zachary Ward                  Drury University                    157
Day 1: 5   13-10     Day 2: 5   13-00   Total:  10  26-10
94. Seth Elkins –  Dale Hansard                  Jacksonville State University       157
Day 1: 5   13-10     Day 2: 5   13-00   Total:  10  26-10
96. Landon Brown – Maycee Lyons                  Morehead State University           155
Day 1: 5   12-02     Day 2: 5   14-07   Total:  10  26-09
97. Justin Latham – Karsten Raney                campbellsville university           154
Day 1: 5   12-06     Day 2: 5   14-03   Total:  10  26-09
98. Morgan Miracle – Clay Oberman                Campbellsville University           153
Day 1: 5   15-01     Day 2: 5   11-07   Total:  10  26-08
99. Gavin Clevenger – Chase Hastings             Carson-Newman University            152
Day 1: 5   13-15     Day 2: 5   12-09   Total:  10  26-08
100. Cole Zagrzebski – Kurt Antonowitsch          Western Michigan University         151
Day 1: 5   13-03     Day 2: 5   13-05   Total:  10  26-08
101. Cody Griffith – Drew Jennings                Auburn University                   150
Day 1: 4   10-07     Day 2: 5   15-12   Total:   9  26-03
102. Brycen Hendriks – Gavin Ange                 UNC Charlotte                       149
Day 1: 5   13-12     Day 2: 5   12-07   Total:  10  26-03
103. Hayden Gaddis – Ben Cully                    Carson-Newman University            148
Day 1: 5   13-01     Day 2: 5   13-02   Total:  10  26-03
104. Andrew Fisher – Elijah Kirk                  Bryan College                       147
Day 1: 5   14-06     Day 2: 5   11-12   Total:  10  26-02
105. Jacob Witkowski – Hunter Jenkins             Dallas Baptist Univesity            146
Day 1: 5   14-13     Day 2: 5   11-03   Total:  10  26-00
106. Kyle Knoll – Luke Morgan                     Southern Union State Community C    145
Day 1: 4   09-00     Day 2: 5   16-15   Total:   9  25-15
107. Bailey Rene – John Phipps                    Indiana University Southeast        144
Day 1: 5   13-06     Day 2: 5   12-08   Total:  10  25-14
108. Luke Byerly – Parker Kaye                    University of Tennessee Knoxvill    143
Day 1: 5   14-09     Day 2: 5   11-04   Total:  10  25-13
109. Garrett Huddleston – Riley Voltz             Auburn University                   142
Day 1: 5   14-00     Day 2: 5   11-12   Total:  10  25-12
110. Hunter Enlow –                               Lander University                   141
Day 1: 5   12-14     Day 2: 5   12-13   Total:  10  25-11
111. Wesley Smith – Grant Harris                  Catawba Valley Community College    140
Day 1: 5   13-06     Day 2: 5   12-04   Total:  10  25-10
112. Hunter Keller – Carson Eckard                Catawba Valley Community College    139
Day 1: 5   11-09     Day 2: 5   13-15   Total:  10  25-08
113. Beau Browning – Jake Peck                    Drury University                    138
Day 1: 5   14-00     Day 2: 5   11-07   Total:  10  25-07
114. Aaron Cherry – Cal Culpepper                 University of Montevallo            137
Day 1: 5   13-03     Day 2: 5   12-03   Total:  10  25-06
115. JJ Kocevar – Christian Turner                Kent State University               136
Day 1: 5   13-14     Day 2: 5   11-07   Total:  10  25-05
116. Braden Perry – Austin Smith                  Carson-Newman University            135
Day 1: 5   12-08     Day 2: 5   12-12   Total:  10  25-04
117. Bo Thomas – Mason Vernia                     Western Michigan University         134
Day 1: 5   14-13     Day 2: 4   10-06   Total:   9  25-03
118. Bryant Marsh – Tyler Hill                    Blue Mountain College               133
Day 1: 5   12-06     Day 2: 5   12-13   Total:  10  25-03
119. Logan Dillon – Spencer Maxwell               Southwest Mississippi Community     132
Day 1: 5   13-13     Day 2: 5   11-05   Total:  10  25-02
120. Chase Sansom – Tyler Drown                   Marshall University                 131
Day 1: 5   12-06     Day 2: 5   12-12   Total:  10  25-02
121. Blayner  Leeman – Noah Hurford               Kentucky Christian University       130
Day 1: 5   14-03     Day 2: 5   10-14   Total:  10  25-01
122. Reed Kochan – Nate Boenning                  University of Wisconsin Stevens     129
Day 1: 5   13-00     Day 2: 5   12-01   Total:  10  25-01
123. Connor Cartmell – Andrew Vereen              Coastal Carolina University         128
Day 1: 5   12-13     Day 2: 5   12-04   Total:  10  25-01
124. Shane Nelson – Aaron Jagdfeld                Adrian College                      127
Day 1: 5   12-00     Day 2: 5   13-00   Total:  10  25-00
125. Joseph Woods – Anthony Cicero Iv             Bethel University                   126
Day 1: 5   11-06     Day 2: 5   13-06   Total:  10  24-12
126. Rob Lindsey – Mason Cizek                    Bryan College                       125
Day 1: 5   11-13     Day 2: 5   12-14   Total:  10  24-11
127. Blair Cox – Zach Adamec                      Missouri State University           124
Day 1: 4   10-12     Day 2: 5   13-12   Total:   9  24-08
128. Kopeland Rosser – Brenton Godwin             University of Montevallo            123
Day 1: 5   13-03     Day 2: 5   11-04   Total:  10  24-07
129. Tanner Maness – Chandler Ellis               Lander University                   122
Day 1: 5   12-09     Day 2: 4   11-14   Total:   9  24-07
130. Ben Brockwell – Justice Gayhart              Kentucky Christian University       121
Day 1: 5   12-04     Day 2: 5   11-13   Total:  10  24-01
131. Grant Dohle – Wyatt Montle                   Missouri State University           120
Day 1: 5   11-15     Day 2: 5   12-02   Total:  10  24-01
132. Dawson Burton –                              Kentucky Christian University       119
Day 1: 5   14-10     Day 2: 4   09-00   Total:   9  23-10
133. Carter Ball – Austin Tapley                  Adrian College                      118
Day 1: 5   11-06     Day 2: 5   12-01   Total:  10  23-07
134. Jaxson Freeman – Kyle Hopping                McKendree                           117
Day 1: 5   10-13     Day 2: 5   12-09   Total:  10  23-06
135. Andrew Rickman – Michael Postlewait          Dallas Baptist University           116
Day 1: 5   12-00     Day 2: 5   11-06   Total:  10  23-06
136. Patrick Henry – Jared Minor                  Ohio State University               115
Day 1: 5   11-07     Day 2: 5   11-14   Total:  10  23-05
137. Colton Hill – Trey Budach                    mckendree university                114
Day 1: 5   12-13     Day 2: 5   10-03   Total:  10  23-00
137. Clayton Primrose – Fisher Davis              Etbu                                114
Day 1: 5   12-13     Day 2: 5   10-03   Total:  10  23-00
139. Zachary Bowen – Harrison Terry               Bethel University                   112
Day 1: 5   12-09     Day 2: 5   10-06   Total:  10  22-15
140. Alec Berens – Joseph Bruener                 Mckendree University                111
Day 1: 5   12-07     Day 2: 5   10-08   Total:  10  22-15
141. Wil Rigdon – Cade Hayford                    Campbellsville University           110
Day 1: 5   10-13     Day 2: 5   11-11   Total:  10  22-08
142. Jared Muzyka – Sean Prendergast              University of Massachusetts – Am    109
Day 1: 5   10-10     Day 2: 5   11-13   Total:  10  22-07
143. Matthew Cummings – Levi Mullins              Bethel University                   108
Day 1: 2   05-07     Day 2: 5   16-06   Total:   7  21-13
144. Carter Koza – Lee Koza                       Carson Newman University            107
Day 1: 4   08-11     Day 2: 4   13-02   Total:   8  21-13
145. Nathan Smith – Cabe Mackey                   Catawba Valley Community College    106
Day 1: 5   12-10     Day 2: 5   08-15   Total:  10  21-09
146. Matthew Benson – Nathanael Wright            Emmanuel College                    105
Day 1: 5   10-08     Day 2: 5   11-00   Total:  10  21-08
147. Adam Troyer – Andrew Yazdi                   Indiana University                  104
Day 1: 4   09-12     Day 2: 5   11-11   Total:   9  21-07
148. Jordan Smallwood – Luke Henderson            Campbellsville University           103
Day 1: 4   10-02     Day 2: 5   11-03   Total:   9  21-05
149. Isaac Irvin – Mason Gross                    wabash valley college               102
Day 1: 5   12-14     Day 2: 5   08-03   Total:  10  21-01
150. Jacob Welch – Brycen Soliday                 Drury University                    101
Day 1: 5   09-14     Day 2: 5   11-03   Total:  10  21-01
151. Parker Lambert – Koby Horn                   Lander university                   100
Day 1: 4   10-10     Day 2: 5   10-06   Total:   9  21-00
152. Jake Kimbrough – Chandler Pruett             Blue Mountain College                99
Day 1: 5   09-09     Day 2: 5   11-06   Total:  10  20-15
153. Braden Cox – Joel Berelsman                  Ohio State                           98
Day 1: 5   10-00     Day 2: 5   10-11   Total:  10  20-11
154. Fisher Overton – Rudy Worley                 Blue Mountain College                97
Day 1: 5   12-04     Day 2: 4   07-07   Total:   9  19-11
155. Mason Phillpotts – Max Schweikert            Grand Valley State University        96
Day 1: 3   06-13     Day 2: 4   12-07   Total:   7  19-04
156. Jackson Stephens – Maxwell Trotter           Mckendree University                 95
Day 1: 2   04-12     Day 2: 5   14-07   Total:   7  19-03
157. Teddy Peznola – Thomas Mingle                University of Tennessee              94
Day 1: 5   11-12     Day 2: 3   06-14   Total:   8  18-10
158. Lucas Oliver – Nathan Dellinger              Catawba Valley Community College     93
Day 1: 5   14-05     Day 2: 2   03-13   Total:   7  18-02
159. Camden Lewis – TJ Edwards Jr                 Blue Mountain College                92
Day 1: 5   13-07     Day 2: 2   04-05   Total:   7  17-12
160. David Hendel – Ian Mcgregor                  Ohio State University                91
Day 1: 5   11-09     Day 2: 2   05-10   Total:   7  17-03
161. Cameron Smith – Jacob Blackburn              Ohio State University                90
Day 1: 2   04-02     Day 2: 5   12-13   Total:   7  16-15
162. Blake Bullock –                              Blue Mountain College                89
Day 1: 4   08-12     Day 2: 4   07-15   Total:   8  16-11
163. Tommy Sendek – Andrew Howell                 University of Montevallo             88
Day 1: 4   10-00     Day 2: 2   05-04   Total:   6  15-04
164. Jacob Conyers – Spencer Pergrem              Morehead State University            87
Day 1: 5   09-12     Day 2: 2   04-13   Total:   7  14-09
165. Turner Hart – Summer Dees                    Bryan College                        86
Day 1: 5   07-05     Day 2: 4   07-03   Total:   9  14-08
166. Ben Rehm – Jarrod Pritchett                  UW Stevens Point                     85
Day 1: 5   14-07     Day 2: 0   00-00   Total:   5  14-07
167. Jacob Lambert – Cole Rankin                  Carson-Newman University             84
Day 1: 2   03-09     Day 2: 5   10-14   Total:   7  14-07
168. Lane Bailey – Justin Eggers                  Catawba Valley Community College     83
Day 1: 0   00-00     Day 2: 5   14-01   Total:   5  14-01
168. Ethan Troutman – Tyler Thompson              Univerisity of Louisville            83
Day 1: 5   14-01     Day 2: 0   00-00   Total:   5  14-01
170. Bryar Chambers – Clent Blackwood             Wallace State Community College      81
Day 1: 1   02-06     Day 2: 5   11-08   Total:   6  13-14
171. Reece Martin – Mark Harris                   Dallas Baptist University            80
Day 1: 5   13-11     Day 2: 0   00-00   Total:   5  13-11
172. Matthew Roberts –                            Alice Lloyd College                  79
Day 1: 5   13-07     Day 2: 0   00-00   Total:   5  13-07
173. Matthew Bischoff – Nicholas Donald           Bowling Green State University       78
Day 1: 5   11-05     Day 2: 1   02-01   Total:   6  13-06
174. Cody Prichard – Kris Kautz                   University of Dubuque                77
Day 1: 3   07-05     Day 2: 3   05-13   Total:   6  13-02
175. Andrew Thompson – Jacob Swanson              Montevallo                           76
Day 1: 4   08-13     Day 2: 2   03-12   Total:   6  12-09
176. Ben Rand – Mason Grossbauer                  Davenport University                 75
Day 1: 0   00-00     Day 2: 5   12-08   Total:   5  12-08
177. Spencer Knight – Brandon Oakes               Ohio State                           74
Day 1: 1   02-12     Day 2: 4   09-08   Total:   5  12-04
178. Steve Kinard – Jimmy Mitchum                 Lander University                    73
Day 1: 1   02-11     Day 2: 4   09-00   Total:   5  11-11
179. Andy Clark – Jack Simpson                    Western Michigan University          72
Day 1: 5   11-05     Day 2: 0   00-00   Total:   5  11-05
180. Alex Strunk – Jamesen Simion                 Bowling Green State University       71
Day 1: 4   10-02     Day 2: 0   00-00   Total:   4  10-02
181. Keegan Barber – John Smegner                 Missouri State University            70
Day 1: 3   06-15     Day 2: 0   00-00   Total:   3  06-15
182. Cole Taylor – Hunter Temples                 Lander                               69
Day 1: 2   04-01     Day 2: 1   02-10   Total:   3  06-11
183. Brock Bila – Dylan Chambers                  Drury University                      0
Day 1: 0   00-00     Day 2: 0   00-00   Total:   0  00-00
183. Jacob Butts – Mark Kershaw                   Erskine College                       0
Day 1: 0   00-00     Day 2: 0   00-00   Total:   0  00-00
183. Robert Cruvellier – Carson Maddux            Auburn University                     0
Day 1: 0   00-00     Day 2: 0   00-00   Total:   0  00-00
183. Drake Hemby – Ewing Minor                    Carson-Newman University              0
Day 1: 0   00-00     Day 2: 0   00-00   Total:   0  00-00
183. Seth Jenkins – TJ McKenzie                   Emmanuel College                      0
Day 1: 0   00-00     Day 2: 0   00-00   Total:   0  00-00
183. Tomas Matual – Grant Olsen                   McKendree University                  0
Day 1: 0   00-00     Day 2: 0   00-00   Total:   0  00-00
183. Nolan Yeager – Riley Aebi                    Stephen F. Austin State Universi      0
Day 1: 0   00-00     Day 2: 0   00-00   Total:   0  00-00
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Totals
Day   #Limits    #Fish      Weight
1       157       855      2420-08
2       155       835      2330-02
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312      1690      4750-10
 

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