Susquehanna/Northeast River
April 15th, 2017

The 2017 River Ratz season opened in the Susquehanna/North East River with 6 boats launching out of Havre de Grace under cloudy conditions. Water temperatures ranged from mid 50s to mid 60s, depending on location.  ​​

It was a tough grind with no limits brought to the weigh-in.  The bass that did bite opted for moving baits, and surprisingly did so in cooler water.  In the end, Paul took the win bringing in a 3-fish, 10.46-lbs bag.  Second place went to the Lunker Pool winner, Frank.  His big fish weighed 4.92.  George took 3rd place honors.
Special thanks to Joe Montoya of Hazzard County BM for stepping in as our guest boater.  We couldn’t leave our tournament director at the dock, can we?

Paul Badders with two of his three winning fish.
Frank Arthur and second place catch, including the day's lunker.
George McBrien and his 3rd place catch.
Ken Eng and a nice fish caught less than an hour before weigh-in.