Louisiana’s West Monroe High School duo of Jay Cash and Jackson Lemoine caught four fish Saturday weighing 9 pounds, 11 ounces to win the FLW High School Fishing presented by Favorite Fishing Ouachita River Open event in Monroe, Louisiana. The event was hosted by the Monroe-West Monroe Convention & Visitors Bureau.
According to post-tournament reports, the West Monroe duo targeted the grass and backwater trees with a white and chartreuse-colored spinnerbait, a River2Sea Whopper Plopper and flipping a Reaction Innovations Sweet Beaver.
The top four teams advance to the 2021 High School Fishing National Championship:
1st: West Monroe High School, West Monroe, La. – Jay Cash and Jackson Lemoine, four bass, 6-3
2nd: West Ouachita High School, West Monroe, La. – Cade Brown and Josh Arrant, five bass, 3-13
3rd: West Ouachita High School, West Monroe, La – Gage Struben and Hagen Carter, East Earl, Pa., five bass, 2-14
4th: Northeast Louisiana High School Anglers – Kage Spillers and Kaden Graves, both of Calhoun, La., three bass, 1-3
Rounding out the top 10 teams were:
5th: Haughton High School, Haughton, La. – Jase White and Cole Golden, Dauphin, Pa., five bass
6th: Bryant High School, Bryant, Ark. – Tucker Dottley and Brandon Gabe., four bass
7th: Glenmora High School, Glenmora, La. – Reese Ray and Shawn Pender, four bass
8th: Montgomery High School, Montgomery, La. – Hayden Brandes and Logan Beverung, three bass
9th: Crossett High School, Crossett, Ark. – Brantley Anders and Ben Brockwell, four bass
10th: West Monroe High School, West Monroe, La. – Brady Swanner and Colby Dark, three bass