BANGOR, Maine (WABI) – Nolan Savage and Jake Paradis returned from the 2021 Mossy Oak Fishing Bassmaster Junior National Championship with a ninth place finish and a catch totalling 12 lb. 13 oz. They first started fishing together at the Bangor and Eastern Maine Bass Clubs.
Nolan said the team’s effort and research in the six months leading up to the two-day event led to their success when they hit the water in Huntingdon, Tenn.
“We spent all of our free time on the Bassmaster web site looking at it trying to find past events. We just landed on the right stuff, bait, and color. We followed their instructions, and it worked out,” said Savage, 12 years old, Holden.
Jake said that communication is key for a bass fishing team, and he’s proud to represent Maine at an event that doesn’t have a lot of Northern representation.
“We had that three-and-a-half pounder, a two pounder and a…