Osage Team Wins MLF High School Fishing Tournament on Table Rock

April 8, 2024
High School Fishing Tournaments

BRANSON, Mo. (April 8, 2024) – The MLF High School Fishing team of Kolton Dauber of Osage Beach, Missouri, and Skyler Hutzler of Kaiser, Missouri, representing Osage Beach, Missouri’s School of the Osage, brought five bass to the scale Saturday weighing 20 pounds, 2 ounces to win the MLF High School Fishing tournament at Table Rock Lake in Branson, Missouri.

A field of 50 teams competed in the no-entry fee tournament, which was hosted by ExploreBranson.com. In MLF High School Fishing competition, the top 10 percent of teams competing advance to the High School Fishing National Championship.

The top five teams that advanced to the 2024 High School Fishing National Championship are:

1st:        School of the Osage, Osage Beach, Mo. – Kolton Dauber and Skyler Hutzler, five bass, 20-2      
2nd:      Kick Back Bass Club, Johnson County, Kan. – Myles McDaniel and Will Shepherd, five bass, 17-1          
3rd:       Camdenton High School, Camdenton, Mo. – Corbin Bailey and Kaden Messina, five bass, 16-6
4th:        Baldwin High School, Baldwin City, Kan. – Cayden Harmon and Cooper Shannon, five bass, 15-11       
5th:        Melissa High School, Melissa, Texas – Camden Sarrett and Andrew Waters, five bass, 15-5      

Rounding out the top 10 teams were:

6th:        Live Oak High School, Denham Springs, La. – Jaden Lawdermilt and Rowdie Thacker, five bass, 15-0
7th:        Kaneland High School, Maple Park, Ill. – JD McBroom and Carter Pjesky, five bass, 13-13
8th:        Salem Community High School, Salem, Ill. – Peyton Bumgardner and Colten Starnes, five bass, 12-2   
9th:        Circle High School, Towanda, Kan. – Brooks Clevenger and Hal Leep, five bass, 11-5
10th:     Southwest Iowa Fishing Team, Grant Nore and Evan Powell, four bass, 10-15

Complete results from the event can be found at MajorLeagueFishing.com.