It was the Thursday before their Fishing League Worldwide tournament when Blake Spurgeon and Reiley Pugh went out to do some “pre-fishing” and explore the Mississippi River.
The two Purdue Fort Wayne students would be competing against 81 other college teams in the July 28 competition. Read The Journal Gazette Article
The top 10 teams that advanced to the 2019 College Fishing National Championship are:
7th: Indiana University-Purdue University Fort Wayne – Reiley Pugh, Auburn, Ind., and Blake Spurgeon, Fort Wayne, Ind., five bass, 14-15. Read the Fishing World Article