From busted tires to bonding on the lake, CAL’s new bass fishing team has already treaded through the ups and downs of an entire year.
“For a lot of them, they didn’t realize how technical bass fishing can be,” CAL coach and team founder Thomas Peck said. “There are things like learning how to read electronics on your boat and using sonar that make it more in-depth… but they’ve learned a lot.”
Peck first got the idea to start a bass fishing team at CAL two years ago while attending his son Hayden’s open house. Despite loving the school, it bugged both Peck and Hayden that CAL didn’t offer bass fishing but St. Xavier, Trinity and DeSales did.
Peck grew up learning how to fish from his father and passed it down to his own sons. He fell love with competing in bass fishing tournaments and running a series for the Fishers of Men National Tournament Trail — a ministry who aims “to introduce Jesus to…