Angler places 28th in fishing

Published 6:27pm Saturday, November 10, 2012

Jason Howland, a local angler, placed 28th in the Everstart Championships that took place Nov. 1-4. There were 153 registered fisherman in the competition that took place in Monroe, La, on the Ouachita River.

With his placing, Howland won $500.

Now Howland will look forward to June when he will compete in the All-American tournament in Tennesee for a chance to win $50,000.

He qualified for the tournament after placing in the top 40 of the Great Lakes Division.

The 39-year-old has been fishing since he was a kid and bought his first fishing boat at age 14.