Local Anglers Excel At NYS BASS National Tournament In Ogdensburg
Local anglers enjoyed strong showing on Sunday at a New York State BASS Nation Tournament staged out of the Ogdensburg City Marina on Sunday.
Sixty-five anglers took part in the tournament which produced many high quality bags from the number one ranked St. Lawrence River fishery.
Kailey House of Heuvelton placed third in the Nonboater Division with an 18.74 entry behind Doug Linn who led the division with a 21.44-pound bag anchored by a 5.16 big fish and Dominick Krause with a 20.46-pound bag and the Nonboater Division Lunker at 5.81 pounds.
Krause fished in the boat piloted by another Heuvelton angler in Corey Palmer who took sixth in the Boaters Division with a 19.89-pound bag. Krause fished out of Palmer's boat making it a very memorable day for both anglers.
JJ Elmer led the Boaters Division with a 23.86-pound bag and the division's Lunker at 5.93 pounds. James Loomis took second at 23.39 pounds and Scott Brauner placed third at 23.12 followed by Mike Griemyer at 21.08 and Jordan Doucette at 20.57.
Other local anglers in the field were: Brad Paradis who placed 13th at 17.76 pounds, Jonathon Robla of Waddington who took 23rd at 14.78 pounds and James Gibson who took 30th at 13.96 pounds.