Cherokee angler selected for All-State team
CLAREMORE – For the second year in a row, Cherokee Nation citizen Dakota Page, a junior at Claremore-Sequoyah High School in Claremore, Oklahoma, has been selected for the 2019 Bassmaster High School All-State Fishing team presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors.
Page is one of 62 high school anglers from 35 states selected for the team.
Of the 62 selections, 12 anglers will be selected for the Bassmaster High School All-American team and be eligible to compete in a one-day tournament during the 2019 Toyota Bassmaster Texas Fest on May 2-6 on Lake Fork in Emory, Texas.
The program recognizes “the best young anglers in the nation,” according to bassmaster.com.
Consideration for the All-State Team includes being nominated by a parent or school official, be enrolled in grades 10-12, and have a 2.5 or higher GPA.
Page has fished competitively for the last two and a half years as part of the Rogers County Bass Anglers club and currently holds a 3.43 GPA.