Nebraska State High School Fishing Tournament

LINCOLN – The Sixth Annual Nebraska State High School Fishing Tournament is scheduled for July 23 at Elwood Reservoir Wildlife Management Area (WMA).

The tournament, a cooperative program between the Nebraska Game and Parks Commission and The Bass Federation – Student Angler Foundation, is open to two-person teams of anglers in grades 9 through 12. Each team will have a coach who provides a boat for the competition.

Anglers will check in at 5:30 a.m., and a rules meeting will follow at 6. The tournament launches at 7 a.m. and will continue until 1 p.m., with the weigh-in to follow.

Elwood Reservoir WMA is located 3 miles north of Elwood in Gosper County. The boat ramp is located on the east side of the reservoir.

Contact Larry Pape at with questions. For tournament rules or to register, visit

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