Batavia High fishing team to offer casting clinic Feb. 24

  • The Batavia High School's fishing team includes: first row, from left, Connor Stejskal, J.D. Rodriguez, Devin DeKeyser and Ryan Larson; middle row, Dylan Krol, Coach Jeff Miller, Tanner Nelson and Nick Krumwiede, and back row, Connor McFarland and Patrick Desmet.

    The Batavia High School's fishing team includes: first row, from left, Connor Stejskal, J.D. Rodriguez, Devin DeKeyser and Ryan Larson; middle row, Dylan Krol, Coach Jeff Miller, Tanner Nelson and Nick Krumwiede, and back row, Connor McFarland and Patrick Desmet. Courtesy of Jeff Miller

 
Submitted by Jeff Miller
Updated 2/12/2018 10:03 PM

Batavia High School's fishing team will be hosting a casting clinic followed by a casting competition from 10 a.m. to noon Saturday, Feb. 24, sponsored by Lew's and Mystery Tackle Box.

This event is for any middle and high school students who are interested in improving their "flipping and pitching" skills.

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In addition to the clinic, students will be given time to practice casting to targets.

At the completion of the practice time, the students will compete for awards by casting to targets of varying degrees of difficulty.

They are giving away over $1,000 in fishing items including six Lew's rod and reel combinations and three Mystery Tackle Boxes.

Registration will be 9 to 9:30 a.m. at Batavia High School, 1201 W. Main St.

Bring a rod, reel with a jig tied on (no plastic trailer).

There will be awards for High School Division, first to fifth place; and Middle School Division, first to third place.

All participants are eligible for door prizes.

Cost is $10.

For questions, contact Brian Drendel at brian.drendel@bps101.net.

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