Putting trophies in the boat

Jordan Elmore-UofK-BassTeamBy Paul Martin

The world of competitive fishing is intense and time consuming.  Those things, however, do not stop the UK fishing team from getting in the thick of it.

“Rolling out of bed at 4 a.m. and fishing all day against top-notch competition is not an easy task,” said team president Adam Bryant. “Especially on the lakes, we don’t have the opportunity to fish often, but we enjoy the challenge.”

The goal is to catch largemouth bass, which can be found in most any lake in this region.  Typically, the rules will allow for each boat to keep their top five bass according to weight in a single day.  Total weight for the event wins, and that team can take home a substantial amount of loot.

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