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Plattsburgh readies for fishing tournaments

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PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. -

Plattsburgh is gearing up for a busy season of professional bass fishing.

This year the city and the Adirondack Coast Visitors Bureau will host five tournaments on Lake Champlain. Some 2,000 professional fishermen from around the world with participate in events sponsored by four different pro tours. The visitors bureau estimates last year's tournaments generated about $8 million in economic activity for the area.

The first tournament this year starts June 15.

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