Saturday, March 2, 2024

Bass Pro Shops Northern Open #2 ake Champlain – Plattsburgh, NY, Jul 31 – Aug 2, 2014 -Shin Fukae shines at Lake Champlain

Date:

Shin Fukae shines at Lake Champlain

James Overstreet
Texas pro Shin Fukae worked both deep and shallow patterns on Lake Champlain to win the Bass Pro Shops Northern Open #2.

PLATTSBURGH, NY– Lake Champlain has been good to touring pro Shin Fukae.

The Palestine, Texas pro became a two-time winner at Champlain Saturday by taking first place in the pro division of the Bass Pro Shops Northern Open with a three-day catch of 56 pounds, 13 ounces. He earned the top prize of a Nitro Z9 bass boat/ Mercury 225 Pro XS outboard rig worth $40,000 and $7,595 in cash. Fukae previously won a FLW event at Lake Champlain in 2010.

He caught all of his fish on two baits– a Gamakatsu shad-shaped worm on a drop shot rig and a 4-inch Senko attached to a 3/16-ounce wacky rig jighead. The drop shot rig worked best for smallmouth while the wacky rig coaxed bites from quality largemouth. Fukae noted the drop shot is his key bait whenever he fishes Lake Champlain because he can “catch so many fish on it.”

Click Here To Read More

Share post:

Popular

More like this
Related

March Smith Mountain Lake Fishing Report by Captain Chad Green

SMITH MOUNTIAN LAKE FISHING REPORTBy: Captain Chad Greenwww.lastcastguideservicesml.com March is...

Louisiana’s Tyler Stewart Leads Day 1 at Tackle Warehouse Invitational Stop 2 at West Point Lake

Dubach pro takes 2-pound, 2-ounce lead into second day...

Another big catch gives McKinney the lead at Bassmaster Elite Series event on Lake Fork

Rookie Trey McKinney has taken the lead on Day...

David Winters & Derek Lilley Win CATT Lake Wylie, SC Feb 24, 2024

Next Lake Wylie CATT Spring Qualifier is March 9...