The Shawano High School duo of Harmon Marien of Eagle River, Wisconsin, and Jacob Bigelow of Cecil, Wisconsin, brought a five-bass limit to the scale Saturday weighing 15 pounds, 11 ounces to win the 2018 Bass Pro Shops FLW High School Fishing Mosquito Lake Open.
According to post-tournament reports, the duo battled through rainy and cold conditions and caught their fish targeting weed lines in bays with jigs.
A field of 28 teams competed in the no-entry fee tournament, which launched from Mosquito Lake State Park. In FLW/TBF High School Fishing competition, the top 10-percent of teams competing advance to the High School Fishing National Championship.
The top 10 percent of each Challenge, Open, and state championship field will advance to the 2019 High School Fishing National Championship on a body of water that has yet to be revealed. The High School Fishing national champions will each receive a $5,000 college scholarship to the school of their choice.