Headland Alabama Wins High School Classic Tournament on Watts Bar Lake

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Mobility was the key for Gracie Herbold and Aaron Cherry of Headland Bass Team, who caught a five-bass limit that weighed 16 pounds, 9 ounces to win the Fishing Bassmaster High School Classic tournament on Watts Bar Lake, held in conjunction with the Bassmaster Classic. Hailing from Headland, Ala., the winners found their bass in creeks. Herbold said their bites varied from the mouths to the backs of the creeks, but the key was targeting chunk rock, which held heat.

“It really just depended on where the fish were,” Herbold said. “A lot of times, they were just cruising, and we picked them up.”

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