President's Message

2019 season is about to begin. All of the officer positions have been filled with Chuck Rowlee as Vice President, Chris Killoren as Secretary and Gail Jones as Treasurer. Tournament Director will be Dave Repman as well as membership Director. Fred Blom Past president, Youth , Media Director. Together we will do our best to meet the needs of our membership and provide a great tournament trail for all.

The first event for this tear as always is the Take a Soldier Fishing on Saturday April 27th at Oneida Shores. This event is said by most that participate that it is the most fun that they have all year, a great thing that we do if you have not done this you need to give a shot you will not be disappointed. This year event is being handled by Burnie Haney, Chuck Rowlee, Peter Knight if interested contact one of them.

Our tournament schedule has been announced. We are heading to Lake Champlain for the first points tournament of the year. Lake Champlain Ticonderoga NY June 16th our second event if the season is the CTC on St. Lawrence River, July 13-14th Massena, NY with the new format this should be a fun filled event. The second points tournament is on St. Lawrence River August 11th Ogdensburg, NY. The third point’s tournament is on Henderson Harbor Henderson NY.  There are two  youth fundraisers this summer with the Bracket Bash in association with Cashion Rods they are May 4th Sodus Bay and May 18th Oneida Lake. There is also an addition this year of the high school team trail with two events on May 11th on Cayuga Lake and May 25th on Sodus Bay. The youth also have their state championships on June 1st on Cayuga Lake for the junior state Championship and June 2nd for the High School State Championship on Cayuga Lake

With the great schedule that we have I believe the weight record will be broken for sure. The smallmouth bite will be amazing on the river and the harbor.  I hope that you come out this summer and support the NEW YORK BASS NATION in full force.




Bassin' is great in New York State!
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