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ACA Announces the Anglers Selected for the 2018 Garmin College Fishing Team

2018 Garmin College Fishing Team


The Association of Collegiate Anglers (ACA) is pleased to announce the four (4) new college team members that have been selected to the join the existing Garmin College Team for the 2018 college fishing season. The four (4) Garmin College Fishing Team_3anglers were selected from dozens of applications from anglers across the nation looking for a chance to be a part of the Garmin College Fishing Team.

“We are pleased to add these four young men to the Garmin collegiate roster,” said Ted Gartner, Garmin Director of Corporate Communications. “It’s only fitting that the best anglers have the best marine electronics. We wish the team good luck and tight lines as they compete this year.”

The new 2018 Garmin College Fishing Team anglers include:

  1. Luke Miller – University of Louisville
  2. Jarrett Robertson – Tarleton State University
  3. Jesse Garren – Tennessee Tech University
  4. Andrew Marquez – Morehead University

They will be joined by the returning Garmin College Fishing Team anglers:

  • Nathan Bell – Bryan College
  • Cole Sands – Bryan College
  • Zach Clisch – University of Wisconsin-Platteville
  • Jacob Harris – Southeast Missouri State University
  • Ethan Raleigh – Morehead State University
  • Christopher Oja – Ferris State University

“The Garmin College Fishing Team is a great opportunity for anglers to get a chance to use the newest technology on the water while gaining first-hand experience what the working directly with major companies is like,” said Wade Middleton, Director of the ACA and President of CarecoTV. “Understanding how to promote a brand is a difficult skill that Garmin is taking the time to teach to these collegiate anglers while allowing them usage of the best mapping and sonar capabilities available.”

Each of the anglers will be equipped with detailed lake maps and best-in-class Garmin marine electronics and technology to use on their boats during tournaments, television shows, and in public appearances.

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About the Association of College Anglers

The Association of Collegiate Anglers, a division of Careco TV, is a sanctioning body for college fishing to help facilitate growth, development, and structure within competitive collegiate bass fishing.  The ACA provides support to dozens of school operated regional events nationwide and owns and operates the Cabela’s Collegiate Bass Fishing Series, the largest participatory collegiate tournament circuit in the country.  With dedicated collegiate fishing programming on several television networks, four nationally televised collegiate bass fishing events, and thousands of members, the ACA is the leader in competitive collegiate bass fishing.  For more information on the ACA, or the Cabela’s Collegiate Bass Fishing Series, visit For more information on CarecoTV, visit