In so many ways, Minnesota is a state that reflects the best of American prep sports. In addition to the universally American core of football and basketball, Minnesota hosts (by all accounts) the nation’s most passionate high school hockey tournament, terrific softball and baseball seasons and soccer tournaments that have ended with state championships from some of the most unique and diverse schools in the country.
Land of 1,000 lakes? It could almost be a land of 1,000 sports. Now one group is trying to help fishing make that 1,001, following in the lead of another non-traditional sport; trap shooting.
As reported by WJON-AM 1240, Brainerd High School fishing team coach Jason Bahr is in the final throes of a report that will be submitted to the Minnesota State High School League and will recommend the MSHSL create a championship high school fishing tournament