Dan Tucker, left, and Jason Cain of Fort Frances claimed their second straight Rainy Lake Fall Bass Classic title together on Saturday at La Belle's Birch Point Camp on Northwest Bay. Their three-fish total of 13.42 pounds topped the 46-team field this year.
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Pictured here with the new chair are Riverside Foundation director Allison Cox, left, Emo Thrift Shop & Food Bank board of directors Nancy Flook, Eileen Bragg, Victor Gustafson, Charlene McTavish, Lincoln Dunn and Carol Hyatt, along with chemotherapy patient Cheryl Foster.
Arthur Heathcote is the new corps officer for the Fort Frances branch of the Salvation Army. Having worked with the Salvation Army since 2012, Heathcote said he's excited to be in town and work with local community service providers to help support those in need.
Late September is prime time to catch lake trout in Sunset Country.
William Fitzgerald was elated to attend his first day at the Fort Frances Nursery School here Tuesday. Children of all ages either returned to school this week or started on a new adventure attending pre-school or kindergarten.
September is prime time to catch trophy pike in waters across Northwestern Ontario.
Bryan Gustafson showed off part of the 22.49 lbs in his team's day two bag at the Atikokan Bass Classic. It was the third biggest one-day haul in the tournament, which he and fishing partner, Jon Austin, won in 2014. The big catch vaulted them from 10th place to first—for about 30 minutes.
Jeff with a couple of smallmouth bass from his day three catch at the St. Lawrence River.
Sisters Zaila and Phoenix Rose generously donated four backpacks last month, joining the many individuals and businesses on board with this year's “Backpacks for Kids” campaign. Organizers are aiming to get at least 250 backpacks full of school supplies this year.
Smallmouth bass were dominate in the KBI this past weekend and will be the dominant species in the Bassmaster tournament Jeff is fishing this week on the St. Lawrence River.