When Fletcher Shryock returns to action in the Bassmaster Elite Series of fishing tournaments this year, he'll be joined by his younger brother, Hunter.

Fletcher has been fishing in the Elite Series for a few years, but Hunter joined him by qualifying for the series last year.

The Newcomerstown High graduates will kick off their season today in the 2018 Bassmaster Elite at Lake Martin.

The tournament runs through Sunday at Lake Martin in Alexander City, Alabama starting at 7:15 each day with weigh-ins at 2:30. A total of 110 anglers are competing for a first place purse of $100,000.

Fletcher joined the Elite Series in 2012 after winning the Southern Open in North Carolina in 2011. Hunter qualified by finishing fourth in the Southern Open points race last year.