Smackover High School started a bass fishing team about a month ago. The Buckaroo Bass Anglers currently have 13 students on the team.
Students fish in two-student teams in the tournament. Saturday was the FLW Arkansas High School Open bass fishing tournament on Lake Hamilton in Hot Springs, Arkansas.
Smackover had two teams participate. Trenton Bailey and Will Hill placed 12th with 8 lbs 11 oz. David Martin and Tyler Earnest placed 25th with 4 lbs 8 oz. Forty boats were entered in the tournament.
Upcoming high school tournaments are the FLW Texas High School Open bass tournament on Lake O’ The Pines in Jefferson, Texas on April 1, the Arkansas Youth Fishing Association bass tournament on Bull Shoals Lake on April 8, and the FLW Arkansas State High School Championship on Lake Dardanelle in Russellville, Arkansas on May 7.