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Gone Fishin'

Duo competes for cash and prizes in national college bass fishing tournament

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November 2, 2010 | by Brendan Cosgrove
Matthew Kestufskie and Jimmy Morrow compete in the National Guard FLW College Regional Fishing Championship Nov. 4 with the chance to earn cash prizes for themselves and Northwestern.Photo by Stephen Anzaldi

Matthew Kestufskie and Jimmy Morrow talk all about fishing

EVANSTON, Ill. --- Northwestern University students Matthew Kestufskie and Jimmy Morrow have "gone fishin'" and it could be worth $25,000 for both them and the University. The duo will compete in the National Guard FLW College Regional Fishing Championship, a nationwide competitive bass fishing program open to full-time students at four-year colleges and universities, this weekend (Nov. 4 – Nov. 6) at Lake Monroe in Bloomington, Ind.  They advanced to the regional competition as a team by qualifying at an earlier tournament in Kentucky. In this audio interview, Kestufskie and Morrow talk about the competition, how they got into fishing, their advice for fishing beginners, hot spots for the sport around Northwestern and more.