The best bass fishermen in America are fishing in the Niagara River this week as part of the 2016 Bassmaster Classic Bracket. Competition is taking place from July 19-22 on the Niagara River, with competitors docking at Anchor Marine on Grand Island.
The finals Friday will feature a head-to-head matchup between Kevin VanDam and Brett Hite. (See www.bassmaster.com for updates.) ESPN is also on hand covering the event.
BASS Professional bass fisherman Kevin VanDam, right, from Kalamazoo, Michigan, the all-time money winner in professional bass fishing, is pictured with local angler Jay Russell, owner of Main Street Gas & Grill in Youngstown. (Photo by Larry Austin)