Oak Hill High School Qualifies 3 Teams for Nationals

The duo of Keaton Potter and Mitchell Hale of Oak Hill High School were able to bring a five bass limit to the scales on Saturday (9 pounds 11 ounces) to take the win at the 2018 TBF/FLW High School fishing Ohio State Championship on Alum Creek in Columbus.

This enables the Oak Hill duo along with positions finishers 2-5 to compete at the 2018 National Championship.  Oak Hill had a dominant tournament with three of the top Five positions.

Here is how the top 5 teams rounded out:

1st Place:     Oak Hill High School, Oak Hill, Ohio – Keaton Potter and Mitchell Hale, both of                     Oak Hill, Ohio, five bass, 9-11

2nd Place:   Bishop Hartley High School, Columbus, Ohio – Isaac Black, Croton, Ohio, and                    Lucas Wildman, Delaware, Ohio, five bass,     8-15

3rd Place:    S.S. Minnows – Cameron Smith, Columbus, Ohio, and Jacob Blackburn,                            Ashville, Ohio, five bass, 8-7

4th Place:    Oak Hill High School, Oak Hill, Ohio – Hunter Fleming and Collin Hammond,                         both of Oak Hill, Ohio, four bass 7-12

5th Place:     Oak Hill High School, Oak Hill, Ohio – Noah Donley and Isaac Morgan, both of                     Oak Hill, Ohio, five bass, 7-3

Congrats to all fifty six teams that competed in this event and I wish all of you the best of luck and tight lines at the the High School Championships.  It looks like Oak Hill will be

I’m The Bass Dude!


Hey! I am a Married outdoorsman with two wonderful boys. I Love to fish for largemouth bass and love the backwater creeks and cuts of bigger waters. I was a full-time Bass angler who was lucky enough, along with two of my buddies to have numerous Bass lures with patents. I also, enjoy hunting, Mtn. Biking, Ultra trail running and basically anything to do with the outdoors.


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