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NNY Bassmasters Team Ready For NYS BASS Club Championship


The Greater Ogdensburg Chamber of Commerce and the City of Ogdensburg are proud to announce the NYS B.A.S.S. Chapter Federation Team Championship Tournament (NYBCF) being held at the Dobisky Visitor’s Center, 100 Riverside Drive, Ogdensburg on Saturday, August 16th and Sunday Aug. 17th.

Over (120) fishermen and their families will be visiting Ogdensburg to participate in this tournament.

Boats will be launching at 4 a.m. and returning at 3:30 pm for weigh-ins.

The Northern New York Bassmasters Club will be represented by a six-man team determined by points accumulated the in the club’s Federated Trail where the anglers fish as individuals.

Brad Paradis, James Moore and Doug Kirkbridge will fish as boaters and Corey Palmer, Fred Morrill and Chuck Roach will fish as nonboaters. Chris Roach is the team’s alternate.

Black Lake Results

The club held a Federated Tournament on Black Lake on Saturday, August 2 with Dean Meckes leading the way with a 17.14-pound entry. He caught his fish casting a spro frog around milfoil and weed matts.

Chris Brown took second with a 17.10-pound bag which included the day’s Lunker, a 4.60-pound largemouth bass and Chuck Roach took third with a 14.61-pound bass.

Vendors Available

The Greater following vendors available on both days: Stream King Fishing Lures; Thousand Island Winery; Blevins Bros. Inc.; North Tole; Down By the River Crafts; CJ’s Vintage Collectibles; Friots Family Farm; Pelican Peace Designs; St. Lawrence Valley Sportsman’s Club; North Country Fishing Lure Collectors; R & J Finds; Dell’s Sports and Novelties and Society of United Helpers.

Food Venue Available

The Grub Tub will have breakfast items at 4 a.m. for the fishermen and lunch items for everyone later in the day. The public is invited by the chamber to come down to the Dobisky Visitor’s Center and join in on the fun!

Corporate sponsors are Jreck’s Subs and Hosmer’s Marina. For more information on the NYS BASS Tournament or becoming a vendor or sponsor – please call the Chamber Office at 315-393-3620 or visit our website at www.

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