Three-day fishing tourney in Massena includes Fleetwood Mac tribute band, fireworks, kids’ fishing derby
MASSENA – A three-day fishing tournament, along with a Fleetwood Mac tribute band, fireworks and a free kids’ fishing derby, will take place Thursday-Saturday, Sept. 19-21.
Anglers participating in the Fishing League Worldwide Costa Series will launch at 7:00 a.m. Thursday at the Massena Intake boat launch. The anglers can be views at shorelines up and down the St. Lawrence near Massena.On Saturday, a kid’s derby for ages 5-12 will be held from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Wilson Hill Causeway. Almost 200 children ages 5-12 have already registered.
Families and friends can watch anglers from each flight bring in their catches at 3:00 p.m. weigh-in, starting Thursday at the Massena Town Beach.
Friday night’s entertainment will be Fleetwood Mac Mania, a band originating from Toronto, Canada. Bring your lawn chairs to the Massena Town Beach for the band and bonfire, starting at 6 p.m. A fireworks show will follow the band.
Also on Saturday, kids’ fishing tournament will be held from 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at the Wilson Hill Causeway. Up to five cash prizes will be awarded for tagged fish caught, with $500 for the first tagged fish caught, $400 for the second, $300 for the third, $200 for the second, and $100 for the fifth tagged fish. Children must be accompanied by an adult. Bring a fishing pole, hooks, sinkers and bait. Register at www.fishmassena.com or in person the day of the event
Also on Friday and Saturday, the St. Lawrence Centre Mall will host an expo. On Friday, from 11 a.m.-7 p.m. and Saturday from 10 a.m.-6 p.m, there will be a junior 3D archery tournament, laser tag, kids fishing pond, petting zoo and vendors. Also on Saturday, there will be ax throwing.
Sponsors of the fishing tournament include the St. Lawrence Centre Mall, Seacomm FCU, Quality Inn, and Blevins Seaway Marine & RC.
To learn more about the event, visit us on facebook.com/FishMassenaNY or visit www.fishmassena.com