Northeast Bass Anglers held their annual Ray Reardon Scholarship Tournament on Sunday April 23rd at Congamond Lakes. There were 31 boats that came out to support this Scholarship Tournament named after North East Bass Angler Ray Reardon. Ray would have a big smile seeing all those that came out to support this event. First place went to the team of Cote and Cote with 24.10 LBS, second went to Walachy and Blanchard with 20.3 lbs, and third went to Chase and Gags with 19.87 lbs. Lunker was weighed in by the team of Bell and Bell a 5.16 Largemouth. Congrats to all that won and thanks to all that came out to support this great event!
The Massachusetts Bass Federation held its annual Junior and High School Angler Seminar and Sign-up event on Sunday January 29th at the Riverside Gun Club. The event was hosted by Federation Youth Officer Bob Rivet. The seminars were put on by three of the best young angler in the Federation. They were 2016 State Champion Brian Wheeler and Matt Allen from South Shore Bassmasters. Brian and Matt are two top finishers in almost every event they fish. Also on hand was Bruce Burns one of the best anglers on the Federation Trail and another top angler in every event he fishes. They gave detailed talks on casting, rods, reels, setup, as well as the tackle needed to flip, pitch and cast. The event closed out with a pizza party and question and answer by the anglers in attendance. The event was sponsored by Reynolds Boats from Lyme, Connecticut. Reynolds Boats has been a youth sponsor for the past 4 years. Thanks to Brian, Matt and Bruce for giving up their time to help out the Federation Junior and High School Angler program.