TOP PHOTO: What a weekend of competition it was for the Campbell County Middle School Fishing Team.
Left to right: Gabe St. John, Captain Frankie Dople and Mason Dople return home as champs for a second-straight year.
CHATTANOOGA, TN (WLAF) – The Tennessee Bass Federation/Fishing League Worldwide (TBF/FLW) State Championship trophy is coming back to La Follette. Last year, Mason Dople and Gabe St. John claimed the state fishing tournament, and on Sunday, they brought the trophy home again.
The Campbell County Middle School Fishing Team of Mason Dople and Gabe St. John won the TBF/FLW State Championship on Chickamauga Lake on Sunday making it two years in a row as champions.
Gabe St. John, Captain Frankie Dople and Mason Dople hold the winning catch.
The Dople-St. John team hauled in a total weight of 11 lbs 14 oz with five fish. This victory means the duo will return for the nationals like in 2019.
The team of Reid Chapman and Mac Fritts (above left to right) claimed second place. They weighed in at 6 lbs 14 oz with four fish.
Fifth place belongs to Ayden Malone and Anthony Malone (above left to right). The Malones claimed a weight of 3 lbs 11 oz with two fish.
WLAF congratulates Coach Mike King and the Campbell County Middle School Fishing Team on another outstanding weekend on the lake. (WLAF NEWS PUBLISHED – 06/08/2020-7:30AM-PHOTOS COURTESY OF COACH MIKE KING)