LACONIA — On Saturday September 7, 2013 the Laconia Professional Firefighters, Local 1153 and the Rochester Professional Firefighters, Local 1451 will be joining forces to host the First Annual Professional Firefighters Team Bass Open.
This will be a fundraising bass fishing tournament that is open to the public. With cash prizes of up to $460 for teams finishing in the top four, and the team catching the "lunker bass", participants should expect a fun and exciting day on the water. There will also be giveaway prizes generously donated from event sponsors, and a cookout will be prepared and hosted by members of both locals. The public is welcome to attend any or all parts of the event.
Paugus Bay Marina will host the event from start to finish. Activities will begin bright and early, at 5 a.m. and blast-off for the tournament will sbe at 7 a.m.. Teams will check in at 3 p.m. and weigh-in activities will start at 3:15 p.m.. After the weigh-in is complete, all fish caught will be released alive back into Lake Winnipesaukee.0