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NNY Bassmasters Enjoy Debut On Tupper Lake

The Nothern New York Bassmasters Club members made its first visit to Tupper Lake a memorable one on Saturday. The club held its third stop of the current season on the Adirondack Region lake and club anglers adapted their skills to the conditions which produced a massive largemouth population.

"In club's 18 years it was the first time ever holding an event on Tupper Lake and the anglers found them," said a spokesperson for the club.

Highlighting the day were a bulging first place place bag of 24.05 pounds by Tyler Capella of Canton and Jesse Spellicy of Gouverneur and a 6.47-pound largemouth bass Lunker caught by the team of Chad Sharpe and Gary McIntrye of Gouverneur. Capella and Spellicy anchored their winning bag with a 5.57-pound bass and 5.32-pound big fish.

Spellicy and Capella recorded a second straight first place finish and took over the lead in the Team Blevins Team of the Year standings with 599 points. Oliver and Ray Planty used a second place finish with 22.83 pounds on Saturday and moved into second place at 590 pounds.

Next event for the trail is August 1st at Black Lake

Top 4 teams at Tupper Lake:

1. Tyler Capella & Jesse Spellicy (Canton & Gouverneur) with 24.05 lbs 2. Oliver Planty & Ray Planty (Tupper Lake) with 22.83 lbs 3. Chad Sharpe & Gary McIntyre (Gouverneur) with 20.82 lbs 4. Brad Paradis & Robert Paradis (Ogdensburg) with 17.46 lbs The Lunker was caught by the team of Chad Sharpe and Gary McIntyre with a 6.47 lb largemouth bass.   The Team Blevins Team Of The Year Standings:   Top 5 of 52 teams are: 1st - Spellicy Capella - 599 pts 2nd - Planty, Planty - 590 pts 3rd - Sharpe, McInyre - 589 pts 4th - Duprey, Hill - 576 pts 5th - Paradis, Paradis & Ogrady, Garrabrant - 572 pts Full standings at:

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