On Saturday, April 27, Westchester Rod & Reel Bassmasters had their season opener on Candlewood Lake. 16 boats with 18 anglers set out at 7:30, launching out of Squantz searching for the biggest bass. 8 hours later, Frank Giner came to the scales with the winning bag of 17.56 lbs. Jimmy Johnsen takes 2nd with 16.37 lbs, Bob Jorgensen takes 3rd with 16.04, and 4th place goes to Chris Counihan with 15.21 lbs. All four brought in 5 fish with no penalties.
Big fish went to Matt D’Addio with a 5.73 lbs largemouth.