In conjunction with the TBF High School fishing program and the groundwork laid by the IHSA, the Kentucky High School Athletic Association sanctioned bass fishing as a varsity sport in school systems all across Kentucky. The program will implement curriculum and competition centered around teaching students not only the enjoyment of fishing in the outdoors but also of being good stewards of Kentucky’s natural resources.
A press conference was held yesterday to announce the new sanctioning of bass fishing as a sport. To watch the press conference and to learn more about the KHSAA bass fishing program visit their website, KHSAA.org. There was also a nice write-up about the KHSAA decision at iHigh.com.