NH Team in 9th Place after Day 1 of Bassmaster Junior National Championship

Ending Day 1 in the Top 10! [photo credit: Andrew Canulette]

Follow Cole Moulton, age 12, of Enfield

Spending June 17-19 exploring Carroll County 1,000 Acre Recreation Lake during the official practice days of the Bassmaster Junior National Championship seemed to have paid off for the NH team. After Day 1 of the national bass fishing tournament, Enfield's Cole Moulton and teammate Ryder Whitworth are in 9th place out of the 51 teams.

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They were the last boat to weigh in, and their catch included 4 fish for a total Day 1 weight of 8 lbs, 1 oz. You can see the leaderboard online here

Cole and Ryder prepare for the Day 1 Launch at 6 AM [photo credit: Andrew Canulette]

Cole and Ryder, along with boat captain/coach Eric Moulton, have one more day to see what they can bring back to weigh in. Day 2 totals (# of fish & total weight) will be added to Day 1 to determine the Junior National Champs. Day 2 Weigh in is scheduled to begin on Wednesday, June 21 at 2:45 PM. You can watch the weigh in live online.  See an interview of Cole, Ryder and Eric - check out the archive video of the Juniors: Day 1 weigh in - skip to 1:24:45 to see Team NH.

The team with the best two-day total will split $2,000 in scholarship money. Members of the second-place team will share $1,000 in scholarship funds. Let's hope Cole and Ryder get some big bites on Day 2 and can finish strong in Tennessee! 

This is the 2nd post in a series about Enfield, NH 12-year-old Cole Moulton as he represents the NH Jr. Bassmasters in the Bassmaster Junior National Championship.  

  1. Meet Cole 
  2. Day 1 of Bassmaster Junior National Championship (this post)
  3. Day 2 of Bassmaster Junior National Championship


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