Jeff Gustafson, left, and John Peterson hoisted the Fort Frances Canadian Bass Championship trophy in the air on Saturday after they captured the 2013 tournament title.
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After five straight years of finishing in the top 10, which included a trifecta of third place finishes, Kenora’s Jeff Gustafson and Bemidji’s John Peterson were finally able to nab the top spot on the podium at the Fort Frances Canadian Bass Championship.
Troy Norman, left, and Jay Samsal hoisted up four of their 18.14-pound five fish haul on Friday afternoon as they moved into first place at the 2013 Fort Frances Canadian Bass Championship.
Fort Frances native Troy Norman celebrated his birthday in style on Friday, as he and his partner Jay Samsal of Kenora moved up into the top of the standings following two days of angling in the Fort Frances Canadian Bass Championship.
Jeff Gustafson, left, and John Peterson showed off their haul, which came in at 19.17 pounds and put them atop of the leaderboard after Day 1 of the Fort Frances Canadian Bass Championship yesterday.
On a day when anglers had to deal with every type of summer weather imaginable, the team of Jeff Gustafson and John Peterson was able to handle Rainy Lake the best yesterday.
With a five-fish bag that came in at 19.17 pounds, the duo found themselves in first place after Day 1 of the 2013 Fort Frances Canadian Bass Championship.
The Sorting Gap Marina will host another big event next month.
The site of this week’s Fort Frances Canadian Bass Championship also will serve as the location for the “Kraft Celebration Tour” visit here on Sunday, Aug. 25.
Chris Tholl and Aaron Wiebe were excited to get started this morning as they set out on Rainy Lake for Day 1 of year’s Fort Frances Canadian Bass Championship.
Overcast skies failed to dampen the enthusiasm among the 89 teams that launched from the Sorting Gap Marina this morning as the 19th-annual Fort Frances Canadian Bass Championship got underway.
Although it will be a totally different challenge for her, local Canadian Tire office administrator Angela Smith is looking forward to a seven-day hike through the Rocky Mountain national parks in September to raise money for the store’s “Jumpstart” program.