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Hunter McPherson, 17, left, and Brandon Branch, 18, shown Tuesday morning on Lake Henderson in Inverness, won the 2014 High School Fishing World Finals Championship on Lake Dardanelle in Russellville, Ark., this past weekend.
Teens top anglers

It’s not every day that Citrus County produces world champions. This past weekend, two were crowned.

Brandon Branch, 18, and Hunter McPherson, 17, representing the Eagle High 4-H Club, returned home with the title of 2014 High School Fishing World Finals champions. The two survived four days of bass-fishing competition against other top high school teams, ultimately coming out on top during the event, held July 16 through 19.

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