Monsoor With The Win on The Mississippi

The man deemed the “Godfather of the Mississippi River” finally got it done at home. La Crosse’s own 71-year-old Yamamoto Baits pro Tom Monsoor of La Crosse, Wisconsin, caught a five-bass limit weighing 12 pounds, 10 ounces Saturday to win $125,000 at the Tackle Warehouse Pro Circuit at the Mississippi River presented by OPTIMA Batteries with a four-day catch of 20 bass weighing 54-10.

Canadian pro Chris Johnston survived the massive Championship Sunday waves and landed enough smallmouth bass to make history at the SiteOne Bassmaster Elite at St. Lawrence River.

Pro Justin Lucas scored 110 pounds, five ounces – a record in a Bass Pro Tour Championship Round – to win the Covercraft Stage Five presented by Abu Garcia Title