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Greenup Co. bass fishing team still practicing

Greenup Co. fish team
Greenup Co. fish team(WSAZ)
Published: May. 19, 2020 at 11:57 PM EDT
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The Greenup County high school bass fishing team has only been around for three years but the popularity of the sport makes for a good fish story.

When the team started competing three years ago, there were 6 team members. Now there are 18 and head coach James Collier said competitive fishing teaches a lot of lessons.

"You have to have a tremendous amount of patience," head coach James Collier said, "especially in tournament fishing. You're going out you're fishing for 5 fish, five keeper fish is what you're after.. Anything after that is obviously a great day. You have to learn to adapt and overcome. There are so many life lessons you learn from just being outdoors."