The sky is clear, the water is blue, the weather is a comfortable temperature to be outside. Boats line the lake, each carrying passengers with the same goal in mind: catch as many fish as they can before the day is up.
Joe Howe, fifth year landscape architecture major and Ball State Bass Fishing Club president, said he has been fishing since he could hold a rod in his hand, so joining the Ball State club made sense to him.
“I joined a fishing club back in my hometown — Mishawaka — when I was 16,” Howe said. “When I came down to school here, I was looking into their fishing club and joined my sophomore year.”
The Ball State Bass Fishing Club is a group of about 10-15 students who have been involved in tournament fishing or are interested in trying the sport. Members can use their own boat if they have one, but if they don’t, Howe said the club has a…