The Bass Federation (TBF), in partnership with FLW Outdoors, the Missouri TBF and the Lake of the Ozarks Tri-County Lodging Association, will host the 2012 Student Angler Federation (SAF) Missouri High School Fishing State Championship.


The Bass Federation (TBF), in partnership with FLW Outdoors, the Missouri TBF and the Lake of the Ozarks Tri-County Lodging Association, will host the 2012 Student Angler Federation (SAF) Missouri High School Fishing State Championship.

The championship will be on Saturday, June 2 at the Lake of the Ozarks. Launch will be out of Pa He Tsi Access located within the Lake of the Ozarks State Park near Osage Beach.

The championship is a two-person team event for students in grades 9-12. Registration for anglers and their “coach,” who will provide the boat they compete in, is online at HighSchoolFishing.org.

Check-in begins at 5 p.m. on Friday, June 1 at the Inn at Grand Glaize in Osage Beach, with a mandatory rules briefing at 6. All teams are highly encouraged to preregister online or by phone in advance to avoid late registration fees.

For more information, rules and entry form please visit the SAF online (http://www.highschoolfishing.org/news/state-championships/missouri-high-school-fishing-state-championship-set-for-june-2/).

If you are interested in helping to sponsor this event, visit www.themissouritbf.com.