August 1, 2013 | Vol. 117 -- No. 15

EWU fishermen hope to land college bass title

Another national title could be in Eastern Washington University’s future but any banner or sign would hang on the walls of the Pence Union Building.

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Nick Barr
EWU’s Jared Walker (left) and Nick Barr (right) are in Georgia to try to earn the school another national championship, this time in bass fishing.

At least that’s the hope of Nick Barr and Jared Walker as they compete at the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series National Championship Aug. 1-3 on the Chatuge Reservoir near Young Harris, Ga.

The two EWU students are part of the university’s Sportsman’s Club and qualified to represent the school as one of 68 teams from 49 schools to see who can haul in the most pounds of bass. Preliminary rounds of competition today (Aug. 1) and Friday...

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