Madison’s Nathaniel Trueblood (left) and Grady Field (right) are shown at the weigh-in for their bass fishing event in Cannelton, Indiana, last year. Madison Consolidated High School will begin competition this summer. The sport is one of the fastest growing in the state of Indiana.

Madison Consolidated High School’s new bass fishing team will commence its first season this summer with five events throughout the state of Indiana.

Although not an official IHSAA sport, Bass fishing is one of the fastest growing sports in the state. Madison will join Floyd Central, New Albany, Indian Creek, Salem, Scottsburg, Mitchell, Bedford North Lawrence, East Central and Washington as regional schools participating in the Student Angler Federation. Silver Creek and Corydon are also in the process of developing teams.