Bassmasters was officially "born" on February 11th,
1998. A dedicated group of eleven tournament fishermen and
women decided to start something new in the heart of New York's
southern tier to serve the communities in which we live and
the youth in these communities.
We extend an open invitation for anyone
to join us. A boat and experience are NOT NECESSARY!
Takes Keuka and
Bill Melick took a commanding lead for Angler
of the Year with his second win of the season
at the Southern Tier Bassmasters third point tournament
held August 23, 2014 on Keuka Lake.
Melick brought a 5 bass limit weighing 14.46 pounds
to win $196.20. The win gave him a 7 point lead
over Jeff Kilbury in the AOY race with only Seneca
Lake left to fish in September.
In second place with a 13.83 pound limit was Larry
Good. He took home $119.90. John Cary’s
10.10 pound limit gave him $70.85 for his third
place finish. John Seijak rounded out the top
four with a 9.93 pound limit good for a $49.05
Noel Good made the right cast and landed the tournament
lunker, a 4.28 pound smallmouth. That fish was