MASSENA — Norwood’s Matthew Grant took home the top prize as the first-place finisher of the Phoenix Bass Fishing League Super-Tournament last weekend on the St. Lawrence River.
Grant totaled 10 bass for a weight of 41 pounds, 14 ounces to claim $5,137 for the victory.
Major League Fishing’s Phoenix Bass Fishing League is a 24-division circuit devoted to weekend anglers. The top 45 boaters from each division advance to one of six regional championships to compete for a $60,000 prize package and a spot in the Phoenix Bass Fshing League All-American.
James Ciferni of Hammond placed fifth with a weight of 38-2 ($942) and Jonathan Robla of Waddington was seventh at 36-10 ($1,356). Douglas Reed of Bridgeton, N.J., finished second, eight ounces behind Grant.