Lauren Ras and Chuck Olson held up some of their 19.75-pound Day 1 haul on Thursday afternoon—which was the biggest bag of the day. The Bemidji, Mn. natives finished as the runners-up at this year's tourney with a three-day total of 52.37 pounds.
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Troy Norman of Fort Frances, left, and Jay Samsal of Kenora held up some of their 14.89-pound Day 3 haul during the top 10 boat parade on Saturday afternoon. The duo—who won the FFCBC back-to-back in 2016 and 2017—took fourth this year with a three-day weight of 49.18 pounds.
Grace Bragg of the Couchiching Raiders slid in safely as she swiped second base during the fourth inning of her team's 16-15 loss to the Fort Frances Mud Dogs in Rainy River District Women's Fastball League make-up game action on Monday night at Couchiching.
James Hill held up the biggest bass that he and his partner, David Stoot, had caught as part of their 15.68-pound Day 3 haul during the top 10 boat parade on Saturday afternoon under the big tent at the Sorting Gap Marina. The Thunder Bay natives wound up in fifth place with a three-day total of 47.98 pounds.
Tony Casareto held up what turned out to be the biggest fish at this year's FFCBC—a 5.82 pound monster—that he and his partner, John Sandberg had caught on Day 2. The bass was the second-largest caught in tourney history and helped the duo to finish third with a three-day total of 49.65 pounds.
With the regular season winding down, the host Couchiching Raiders and Sight & Sound Wolves battled it out in a Rainy River District Fastball League make-up game last Thursday night. The Raiders went on to win it by a 5-3 count.
Mike Luhman of Deer Park, Wis., left, and Mark Raveling of Longville, Mn. were full of jubilation after claiming their second title together at the 25th-annual Fort Frances Canadian Bass Championship on Saturday afternoon. The duo topped the 96-team field this year with a three-day haul of 53.6 pounds.
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Climbing the hill to sit atop the Fort Frances Canadian Bass Championship is a daunting task for any team.
Fishing conditions are unpredictable and a field full of skilled anglers only compound the problem.
But a pair of former champs were able to overcome all of that adversity and reclaim the title at the 25th anniversary of the popular tourney over the weekend.
It had been seven years since they hoisted the trophy, so no doubt they were elated.
Mark Raveling of Longville, Mn. and Mike Luhman of Deer Park, Wis. are back in the spotlight after their three-day haul of 53.6 pounds was good enough to give them the title at the 25th-annual Fort Frances Canadian Bass Championship.