Pine Plains holds 23rd annual bass fishing tourney

The first-place trophies for the most pounds of fish went to Charles Martin and Steven Toth, with 27 pounds 3 ounces of fish. Photo By Stefanie Giglio

PINE PLAINS — The Pine Plains Lions Club held its 23rd annual Catch & Release Bass Tournament on Saturday, June 18.

Some 60 two-person teams fished in four local ponds beginning at 6 a.m.

The fishing holes were Stissing Lake in Pine Plains, Twin Lakes in Pine Plains, Hunns Lake in Stanford and Tamarack Preserve in Amenia.

Each two-person team was allowed to have five fish per person or 10 fish per boat to weigh in and record toward the competition.

The groups reconvened at noon for lunch and to award prizes.

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