VERMILION RESERVATION- Fortune Bay Resort Casino hosted a large group of high schoolers this weekend who were betting that they could outhustle and outfish all the others in the Student Angler Tournament Trail (SATT) Tournament of Champions bass fishing tournament on Sunday on Lake Vermilion.
Competitors met Saturday for a rules meeting after spending several days pre-fishing the lake looking for hot spots, and bright and early Sunday morning 81 two-man teams hit the lake to compete for over $52,000 in scholarships, including $10,000 for the winners. The anglers had to earn their way into this tournament with qualifying performances at SATT events earlier this summer.
The Eden Prairie team of Danny Frischmon and Asher Weinberger came out on top with 30.67 pounds of bass in their seven-fish creel, a whopping seven pounds more than their nearest competitors.
This was the second consecutive year that the North Woods…