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Local High School Fishing Duo Ready for National Championship

When Jerry Brumbaugh and Dalton Metzger won the Major League Fishing (MLF) qualifiers at Smith Mountain Lake, the pair knew they were on the cusp of making history. Metzger and Brumbaugh watched on the stage while their fish were weighed. When all the fish had been weighed, the five bass totaled 20 pounds and 12 ounces, blowing the rest of the competition out of the water. That's when the duo knew they had punched their ticket to the High School Fishing National Championship in Alabama.

Brumbaugh won the competition last year with teammate Hunter Klotz, who has since graduated. Brumbaugh h...


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