(CHRISTOPHER LENNEY/WATERTOWN DAILY TIMES) Clarkson University's team of Ben Seaman, left, and Dante Piraino are in seventh place with 10 fish totaling 47 pounds, one ounce after two days of competition.

WADDINGTON — A field of 149 teams has been whittled down to 12 after two days of bass fishing on the St. Lawrence River.

Clarkson University, the host of the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series Northeast Regional, still has a team in the running.

The president and founder of the school’s Bass Fishing Club , Ben Seaman and his partner Dan Piraino are in seventh position with a total of 47 pounds, one ounce. The two brought in the limit of 10 fish over the two days with 24 pounds, 14 ounces Wednesday and 22 pounds three ounces Thursday.

Today, the top twelve teams will fish again and bring their catch to the Potsdam campus of Clarkson University for the final weigh-in beginning at 2:30 p.m.

The top 15 finishers of first two day of fishing all qualify for the national championship tournament.

The top team after two days is Logan Parks and Lucas Lindsay of Auburn University with 49 pounds, two ounces.

The best performing school is Adrian College of southern Michigan with teams in fifth, sixth and 14th position.

Johnson Newspapers 7.1

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Maybe a stupid question ,but are the fish able to be released after weigh in tonight in Potsdam, or do they end up as supper for someone..?


Good Luck Fella's... Fish on

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