UPCOMING EVENT: PHOENIX BASS FISHING LEAGUE - 2020 - James River

Knapp wins EverStart Series event on Lake Champlain

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. – Pro Jason Knapp of Uniontown, Pa., caught a two-day total of 10 bass weighing 38 pounds, 6 ounces to win the EverStart Series Northeast Division event on Lake Champlain presented by Yamaha near Plattsburgh – the division’s final event of the season. Knapp, who won the Co-angler Division title of the 2004 Wal-Mart FLW Tour Lake Champlain event, earned a Ranger 519VX powered by a Yamaha or Evinrude outboard, Minn Kota trolling motor, Garmin electronics and EverStart Batteries plus $9,600 cash. In addition, Knapp earned the $10,000 Ranger contingency bonus, the $3,000 Ranger Cup award and $1,500 Powered by Yamaha award for a total of $64,100 in cash and prizes. READ MORE »

It’s Knapp time again

It’s Knapp time again

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. – The last time Jason Knapp won an FLW Outdoors tournament, he was a fresh-faced kid out of Uniontown, Pa., with stars in his eyes and a bag of tricks full of Mizmo tubes. But don’t let his youthful nature fool you: Jason Knapp is a killer fisherman, especially at Lake Champlain. READ MORE »

Sherwood shines Saturday

Sherwood shines Saturday

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. – Jason Sherwood caught a hefty 17-pound, 5-ounce limit Saturday and won the Co-angler Division of EverStart Series Northeast competition at Lake Champlain with a final-round weight of 31-12. READ MORE »

Final day of 2005 Northeast Division under way

Final day of 2005 Northeast Division under way

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. – In the EverStart Series Northeast Division, it’s only fitting that the final day of competition for the year should come down to a 10-angler shootout with lots of limits. READ MORE »

Allard leads at Champlain

Allard leads at Champlain

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. – Larry Allard was recently thrown from a boat at top speed, he’s battling arthritis, and he has a class reunion he’s late for. But somehow, through it all, one of the best-humor men in Northeast bass-fishing circles found a way to catch more than 20 pounds of smallmouth bass Friday to take the Pro Division lead in EverStart Series final-round competition at Lake Champlain. READ MORE »

Allard leads day three of EverStart Series event on Lake Champlain

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. – Pro Larry Allard of Ware, Mass., caught a five-bass limit weighing 20 pounds, 5 ounces to lead day three of the EverStart Series Northeast Division event on Lake Champlain near Plattsburgh. Pro anglers are competing for $10,000 plus a Ranger 519VX powered by a Yamaha or Evinrude outboard, Minn Kota trolling motor, Garmin electronics and EverStart Batteries. Ranger also awards an additional $10,000 to the winner if he is a qualified Ranger owner for a total of $60,000 in cash and prizes. READ MORE »

Just for fun

Just for fun

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. – EverStart Series anglers seemed to be in a particularly good mood at takeoff Friday morning as they geared up for the first half of final-round competition in the Northeast Division. Perhaps that was due to the lack of pressure they felt after having made it through a tough cut round the first two days. More likely it had to do with the prospect of fishing another day at generous Lake Champlain, which tends to brighten any bass angler’s spirits. READ MORE »

Kenney leads round one of EverStart Series event on Lake Champlain

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. – Pro J.T. Kenney of Frostburg, Md., caught a two-day total of 10 bass weighing 37 pounds, 11 ounces to lead round one of the EverStart Series Northeast Division event on Lake Champlain near Plattsburgh. Pro anglers are competing for $10,000 plus a Ranger 519VX powered by a Yamaha or Evinrude outboard, Minn Kota trolling motor, Garmin electronics and EverStart Batteries. Ranger also awards an additional $10,000 to the winner if he is a qualified Ranger owner for a total of $69,000 in cash and prizes. READ MORE »

Still feeling it

Still feeling it

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. – There’s an old 7UP advertising jingle that went something like this: “Feeling 7UP / I’m feeling 7UP.” While it’s tough to tell exactly what that really meant, there’s no question what it means for 7UP-sponsored angler and all-around laid-back dude J.T. Kenney. With a two-day weight of 37 pounds, 11 ounces, the pro from Frostburg, Md., led all challengers in the opening round of Northeast Division competition at Lake Champlain and made his fifth EverStart Series cut of the year. READ MORE »

In the rain at Champlain

In the rain at Champlain

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. – Despite a stiff breeze and heavy chop, Lake Champlain was good to EverStart Series competitors on day one as a lot of five-bass limits crossed the scale. Anglers are saying day two will be even better as they try to make the opening-round cut in the Northeast Division season finale. READ MORE »

Chapman leads day one of EverStart Series event on Lake Champlain

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. – Pro Bill Chapman of Salt Rock, W.Va., caught a five-bass limit weighing 18 pounds, 11 ounces to lead day one of the EverStart Series Northeast Division event on Lake Champlain near Plattsburgh. Pro anglers are competing for $10,000 plus a Ranger 519VX powered by a Yamaha or Evinrude outboard, Minn Kota trolling motor, Garmin electronics and EverStart Batteries. Ranger also awards an additional $10,000 to the winner if he is a qualified Ranger owner for a total of $69,000 in cash and prizes. READ MORE »

Chapman blows into Champlain lead

Chapman blows into Champlain lead

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. – They really couldn’t have asked for better weather conditions when EverStart Series anglers took off from Plattsburgh Boat Basin at sunrise Wednesday morning: sun, warmth and calm. But by 8 a.m. the southeast wind had picked up speed and turned big Lake Champlain into the spine-crunching washing machine for which it’s infamous. READ MORE »

Gassed for Champlain

Gassed for Champlain

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. – The biggest question facing many EverStart Series anglers as they begin the Northeast Division season finale is whether they should make the long run south to fish for Lake Champlain’s big largemouth bass. READ MORE »

Destination: Lake Champlain

Destination: Lake Champlain

Art Ferguson of St. Clair Shores, Mich., is predicting to see gobs of plump limits brought to the scales when the EverStart Series Northeast Division heads to Lake Champlain in Plattsburgh, N.Y., for its season finale Sept. 14-17. READ MORE »