WELDON — A couple of high school anglers from Marion picked-up some serious hardware over the weekend.
Marion High School’s Justin Roberts and A.J. Segers took home first place at the Fishing League Worldwide (FLW) Championship for Illinois Bass at Clinton Lake in Weldon. The two had a winning weight of 11 pounds, 14 ounces, on 5 fish.
The win qualifies Roberts and Segers for the FLW National Championship in Alabama. The tournament hosts the top high school anglers from across the country.
They’ll compete June 18-22.