Tony Casareto held up what turned out to be the biggest fish at this year's FFCBC—a 5.82 pound monster—that he and his partner, John Sandberg had caught on Day 2. The bass was the second-largest caught in tourney history and helped the duo to finish third with a three-day total of 49.65 pounds.
James Hill held up the biggest bass that he and his partner, David Stoot, had caught as part of their 15.68-pound Day 3 haul during the top 10 boat parade on Saturday afternoon under the big tent at the Sorting Gap Marina. The Thunder Bay natives wound up in fifth place with a three-day total of 47.98 pounds.
Grace Bragg of the Couchiching Raiders slid in safely as she swiped second base during the fourth inning of her team's 16-15 loss to the Fort Frances Mud Dogs in Rainy River District Women's Fastball League make-up game action on Monday night at Couchiching.
Troy Norman of Fort Frances, left, and Jay Samsal of Kenora held up some of their 14.89-pound Day 3 haul during the top 10 boat parade on Saturday afternoon. The duo—who won the FFCBC back-to-back in 2016 and 2017—took fourth this year with a three-day weight of 49.18 pounds.
It had been seven years since they hoisted the trophy, so no doubt they were elated.
Mark Raveling of Longville, Mn. and Mike Luhman of Deer Park, Wis. are back in the spotlight after their three-day haul of 53.6 pounds was good enough to give them the title at the 25th-annual Fort Frances Canadian Bass Championship.
The Alberton, Chapple, Emo & La Vallee Fire & Emergency Service responded to a chlorine leak at the Emo water treatment plant yesterday morning, and thankfully was able to contain the emergency to that facility.
At 6:35 a.m., the Emo fire station and one platoon from Chapple fire station responded to reports of a chlorine leak at the plant.
The team initiated isolation zone protocols and activated their pre-plan with allied agencies CANUTEC and OCWA.