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NNY Junior Bassmasters Enjoy Fine Season Finale

The Northern New York Junior Bassmasters season ended on Sunday with a tournament out of Ogdensburg on the St. Lawrence River.

A rain storm couldn't dampen the experience of the finale which matched the first tournament of the 2020 season as the anglers, boaters and volunteers enjoyed some great catches and sportsmanship while strictly following the state guidelines to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic.

The club, directed by Arlene Kiah and Jim Moore, will do the same thing on Sunday holding a drive-in banquet at Hosmer's Marina from 6-7:30 p.m. where the season awards will be presented.

Thanks for a great year. Don’t forget the masks," said Arlene Kiah.

"I want to thank all the adult boaters, the club's sponsors and the community for their support. In Sunday's Tournament Liam Langstaff swept Junior Club and overall honors with a 15.54-pound bag with a 4.70 smallmouth for Lunker. Chase Jacobs led the High School Club weighing in 10.58 pound of bass and Matt Kinney earned the Lunker Award with a 3.56 bass.

Scarlertt Ritchie and Griffin Walker were recognized with Sportsmanship Awards.


Junior Club

First place - Liam Langstaff 15.54, Second place - Kaleb Kiah 11.13, Third place - Easton Losey 6.30, Lunker Award - Liam Langstaff 4.70, Sportsman Award - Scarlett Ritchie High School Club First place - Chase Jacobs 10.58 , Second place- Jacob Farley 10.50, Third place - Ty Jacobs 10.02, Lunker Award - Matt Kinney 3.56, Sportsman Award Griffin Walker

THANKS TO BOATERS, SPONSORS The NNY Junior Bassmasters offer A thank you to the boaters: Al Piercey, Andy Friot, Chris Mills, Rick Jacobs, Lorne Kinney, Jason Bell, Dr. Ogden, Aaron Charlton, Scott Walker, Dave Hollis, Jonathan Robla, Fred Morrill, James Kiah, Jacob Love, Mike Spriggs, James Moore, John Kingston, Jordon Davis, Dan McCarthy, Wes Zeller and Toby Bogart.

Thank yous also go out to sponsors Robla’s Carpet Care LLC, Swanie EntertainmentComedy Hypnotist, Hosmer’s Marina & Bait Shop, Pepsi Cola Ogdensburg Bottlers, Howland Pump & Supply, the family of Freddie Badlam, Bradley’s Service Station, The Saint Lawrence Waterfowlers, Shannon Davis Lic.RE Associate Broker with Cross Keys Real Estate LLC, The Log Cabins, Jacobs Land Surveying, Flood Pro Water & Fire Restoration, Highline Communication, and Gajo baits.

A big thank you goes out to the community for its support.

Liam Langstaff landed the biggest bag and biggest bass of the tournament. (Provided Photos)

NNY Jr Bassmaster Jake Farley joined 6-pounder club with a 6.2 pound bass caught on Friday.

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