By Nick Freimuth
Mark Labitka and Dave Bennett from Ontario, Canada won the 2017 Sturgeon Bay Open Bass Tournament with a five-pound average. There total weight of 50.85 pounds for the two-day tournament earned them a $7,000 cash payout plus a $40,000 Ranger Boat and Mercury Motor combo.
Second place weighed in at 48.52 pounds. The big bass of the weekend was 6.78 pounds.