First of four Southeast Division events to take place Feb. 28 on Lake Okeechobee

image-1The first National Guard FLW College Fishing event of the circuit’s Southeast Division will take place Feb. 28 at Lake Okeechobee in Clewiston, Fla.

Takeoff will commence at 7 a.m. Central time on Saturday, Feb. 28, from Roland & Mary Ann Martin’s Marina & Resort, located at 920 E. Del Monte Ave. in Clewiston, Fla. The weigh-in will take place at the same location, beginning at 3 p.m.

National Guard FLW College Fishing is the country’s largest tournament fishing competition for college bass clubs, where college clubs compete for lucrative scholarships and prizes and a chance to compete in the $2.5 million Forrest Wood Cup in 2010.

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Teams registered include, Coastal Carolina, UT Chattanooga, Miami Dade College, University of Tennessee, Georgia Southern, University of Georgia, Freed-Hardeman University, Austin Peay, Mississippi State, University of Florida, UT Martin, South Alabama, Florida Gulf Coast, UAB, Middle Tennessee State, Auburn University, North Florida, Columbus State University, Faulkner University, Clemson University, Kennesaw State University, Southern Mississippi, University of South Carolina-Columbia, University of South Florida, University of Central Florida, The Citdel, GCSU and Tennessee Technological University.

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Lake Okeechobee. (Photo by Brett Carlson)