Jim Bianchi wins Northern Open on Oneida Lake

Updated: August 3, 2013, 8:16 PM ET
Associated Press

SYRACUSE, N.Y. -- New York pro Jim Bianchi won the Bassmaster Northern Open on Saturday on Oneida Lake, edging Tracy Adams in only his second Open entry.

Bianchi, from Rush, N.Y., had a catch of 17 pounds, 7 ounces for a three-day total of 52-7.

"This never gets old," Bianchi said. "After practice, I knew I had the potential to do it."

Adams is from Wilkesboro, N.C. Jacob Powroznik of Prince Grove, Va., was third.

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