Another victory for Carey

Woodville, NY - The Southern Tier Bassmasters' 2016 club classic was held on Canandaigua Lake, August 13 & 14, 2016.

John Carey took the day 1 lead with a limit of 15.66 lbs., besting his closest competitor by nearly a 4 lb. margin. The overall tournament lunker of 3.95 lbs. would anchor his 1st day sack. John would never relinquish his lead. He added another solid limit of 14.20 lbs. on day 2 to close the door on another victory with a total weight of 29.86 lbs.

In speaking with John, he confided that he caught fish at the south end of the lake, fishing Senko baits and jigs in the grass. He also had success around docks with scattered grass. Congratulations to our champion!

Bill Melick finished in 2nd place with two limits of 11.93 and 12.14 lbs., respectively, for a two-day total of 24.07 lbs.

In third place was Bob Elliott with two daily limits weighing a total of 23.32 lbs.