Potsdam and Gouverneur bassmasters headed to Eastern Divisional Championship
Saturday, September 3, 2011 - 6:04 pm

Two members of the Northern New York Bassmaster II Club will be headed to the BASS Federation Nation Eastern Divisional Championship.

Headed to the championship on Lake Champlain are, at right above, Chris Flint, Potsdam, who qualified in sixth place during the 2010 season, and left, James Moore, Gouverneur, who is going as an alternate and qualified in 26th position.

Flint and Moore fished three tournaments and placed in their positions out of 127 other contenders.

This contest will be Flint's second divisional event in a row as he fished the Eastern Divisonal out of Danbury, Conn. last year, when the New York team finished third.

This year's divisional will be based in Colchester, Vt. at Mallets Bay.Northern New York Bassmaster II held a tournament out of Waddington Saturday. Chris Flint finished second with a total of 18.53 pounds. The club's next tournament will be held Sept. 17 on Lake Bonaparte.Northern New York Bassmaster II held a tournament out of Waddington Saturday. Chris Flint finished second with a total of 18.53 pounds. The club's next tournament will be held Sept. 17 on Lake Bonaparte.

The Eastern Divisional runs Sept. 14, 15 and 16. Live weigh-in can be watched on Bassmaster.com Federation

Nation.

The top angler from each 12-man team will have a chance to advance to the National Championship in Louisiana in November.