James Niggemeyer is floating south on this backwater. Looks like the rest of the guys who were here are ready to make their way back to Orange.
On Sept. 23, 1987, Kevin VanDam fished his first B.A.S.S. event, the New York Invitational on the St. Lawrence River. Then 19, he finished 110th out of 311 anglers. He was in the money 38 times in his next 43 tournaments.