This year’s New York State Fair will feature a weigh-in from a one-day, bass fishing tournament with as many as 30, two-person high school teams from across the state competing on Onondaga Lake.
The tournament, hosted by NY BASS in conjunction with the fair, will be held Aug. 24.
The festivities for the anglers will begin the Friday evening before with a pre-tournament banquet meeting at New Life Liverpool Church at 4617 Wetzel Road, said Christian Misciangna, NY BASS Youth Director. During the banquet, boat assignments will be finalized (each team will be paired with an adult who will drive the boat) and tournament rules will be discussed. The gathering will also feature presentations from Shimano, Douglas Rod Company and the state Department of Environmental Conservation.
The competition will begin at 5:30 a.m. Aug. 24 and end at 12:30 p.m. at the Onondaga Lake Park Marina and Boat Launch in Liverpool.
The anglers will then assemble and under police escort drive over to the state…