The top bass anglers in the world will be coming to the north country next month.
The National St. Lawrence River Tournament is part of the 2013 Bassmasters Elite Series.
It will be held in Waddington August 8 to 11 and is the only Bassmasters Elite tournament scheduled for the northeast this year.
Organizer Bob Giordano says it's the largest fishing event to ever come to the north country and could bring millions of dollars to the region
Along with the tournament is a festival. Jo Ann Roberts says 99 vendors are signed up.
There will be food, wine, artisans, crafters, and live music.
There will be a military appreciation day on August 10.
Admission is free.
For information, visit www.northcountrybass.com or call the St. Lawrence County Chamber of Commerce at 315-386-4000.
Wednesday, August 24, 2016, Watertown, NY