Local fisherman were able to mingle with the best
of the best today at Gander Mountain.
12 Anglers from the Top Bassmaster Elite Series stopped
by the store today to sign autographs and give fishing
advice to those looking for a big catch.
The anglers were also in town to kick off and promote
the Bassmaster Elite Fishing Tournament in La Crosse
One southern Angler says nothern cities like La Crosse
are a great place to fish.
It's always nice coming up here.
The tempertures are always cooler than it is down
there right now.
And the bass are biting up here.
You guys phenominal fishing up here in La Crosse.
And this is our third time here at this event, we've
had record crowds, we've had big waits.
It just goes to show you how firtile the Mississipi
River is up here.
And how lucky you are to live here in La Crosse and
have this right in your backyard.
The Bassmaster tournament starts on Thursday and will
be the last event in the regular season.