In the Cystic Fibrosis event, Capt. Matt Yablonsky played his cards right by targeting salmon and trout off the mouth of the river at the drop off on the Niagara Bar.
went north seeking out active fish - heading out deep to the corner first and then settling in at the 250 to 300 foot line in the top 75 feet of water.
caught a mix of salmon and trout on spoons and flasher-fly to take his
fish that combined well with the bass he
caught the day before.
He was the top captain in the event, fishing with the Washington Mills team.
In the harbors, warm water action has been good for a mix of pike, bass and panfish right now.
Capt. Steve Drabczyk and Capt. Matt Yablonsky both led fishing teams to fish in the five pound class on several occasions.
Grand Champion Angler was Thomas Miloszewski of Chicago, Illinois and runnerup was Mark Gonas of North Tonawanda - both under the guiding instruction of Yablonsky