Major League Fishing comes to Massena

Major League Fishing comes to Massena
Major League Fishing announced it will hold stage 5 of its Bass Pro Tour in the town of Massena next summer. (Source: WWNY)

MASSENA, N.Y. (WWNY) - Professional anglers will drop their bobbers in the town of Massena next summer.

Major League Fishing announced it will hold stage 5 of its Bass Pro Tour June 25-30.

The town of Massena hosted a different tournament for Fishing League Worldwide in 2019.

The town’s head of tourism, Don Meissner, said in a statement, “we expect that this is just the beginning of great opportunities that will take place to help put Massena on the map.”

On its website, Major League Fishing says the late-June timing for the tournament will provide a new look for its anglers at the St. Lawrence River’s renowned small mouth bass fishery.

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