Wild Northerner Magazine Spring 2017 - Page 15

Three fishing tournaments in the area in September make for exciting angling action for those looking to see if their luck can translate into some extra cash.

The Bassin’ for Bucks is a three-day smallmouth and largemouth bass bonanza. It features daily cash prizes for big fish and overall tournament prizes. There is a also a Youth Award and 100 Plus award. One hundred percent of the entry fees are paid to the anglers in prizes. Money prizes are based on a field of 120 entries. For more information, visit: www.bassinforbucks.com

The Crow Lake Classic calls itself “The biggest little bass tournament” in Sunset Country. This event is limited to 50 teams and runs in mid-September. It is a two-person team, two-day event with daily and combined prizes of money. For more information, go to: www.crowlakeclassic.com

Big monsters swim in Lake of the Woods. It is renowned for musky that bust the 50-inch barrier. The Nestor Falls Musky Cup offers up big money and one of the most unique fishing trophies to be won and goes in late September. The format is a two-person team, fishing for two days, with daily and total combined length. The tournament is limited to 40 boats. For more information, check this link: www.muskycup.2cat.com/

“If you like the outdoors, there is something for everyone here,” Lysak said.

For more information about what to see and do in Sioux Narrows-Nestor Falls, follow this link: www.snnf.ca

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