By David Rainer
Alabama Department of Conservation and Natural Resources
While Governor Kay Ivey and Dr. Scott Harris, Chair of the Governor's COVID-19 Task Force, work hard alongside other state, national, and private enterprise leaders to mitigate the effects of the novel coronavirus and bring its spread to a conclusion, it is important that people maintain the social distancing and other health recommendation standards.
HALEYVILLE - The Haleyville High School fishing team placed well in the Wilson Lake tournament held Saturday, Sept. 7.
Matthew Baugus and Nash Collum finished seventh and the brother and sister team of Will and Maegan McCullar came in 16th out of 80 plus boats.
HHS finished as a whole fourth out of 21 schools. Team adviser John McCullar commented, “Our team performed pretty well for the tournament.”
The next tournament will be Nov. 16, at Wheeler Lake.
The Phillips Fishing Team, known as Bear Creek Bass Anglers, competed in the Alabama Students Angler Bass Fishing Association’s spring qualifier on Lake Neely Henry on March 23. Three boats were sent - one junior
division, two senior division.
Garrett Hyde and Chase Burton finished the junior division, which had a total of 14 boats. They placed 7th with a weight of 1.74 pounds from one fish.
The Winston County High School Anglers is sponsoring its first-ever fishing tournament Saturday, March 16, starting at safe light until 2 p.m. at Lewis Smith Lake dam. Entry fee is $75, with $25 going to support the fishing team. There is a $10 fee for the Big Fish, with 100 percent payout. There will be a top three payout. For more information, call Lewis at 205-388-0480 or Jason at 205-272-2252.