Anglers Heading to the Bassmaster Northern Open August 16-18 in Seneca Falls New York Book Vacation Rentals through

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Anglers will be heading to the Bass Pro Shop's Bassmaster Northern Open in Seneca Falls, New York August 16-18, the division’s third and final open of the 2012 bass fishing season. Participants and their families are booking vacation accommodations in Seneca Falls through

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The Seneca Falls area is home to world class fishing, making it an ideal spot for the Bassmaster Northern Open and other high stakes fishing tournaments.

The third and final open of the 2012 fishing season, the Bassmaster Northern Open will take place August 16-18 at Cayuga Lake. Boats will be launching from the Cayuga Lake State Park at 6 a.m. daily, with weigh-ins at 3 p.m. each day at the Bass Pro Shop in nearby Auburn. Participants and visitors in the Seneca Falls area for the tournament are booking vacation rentals for their stay through

The division's top three anglers, Jason Christie, Andrew Upshaw and Art Ferguson are up against division top spot holders Fred Roumbanis and Woo Daves, as well as contenders Cliff Pirch, Ben Parker and Chad Pipkens. The Seneca Falls area is home to world class fishing, making it an ideal spot for the Bassmaster Northern Open and other high stakes tournaments. Weekend and vacation anglers also love to take on the Finger Lakes waterways at any chance, and many book lakefront cottages and vacation cabins in the Seneca Falls Area for weekend getaways and week long vacations.

Daytime temperatures around the lake have hovered in the 80s and 90s since early August, and surface water temperatures are measuring 78 degrees. The lake’s water level is at 382.65 feet, and a new moon is expected to rise August 17. Tournament officials are also recommending that participating anglers target the lake’s north end in the early morning.

The Bassmaster tournament is a great excuse for travelers who love the sport to spend a long weekend or the whole week in the scenic Seneca Falls region. Private vacation lodgings are available year round, featuring home-away-from-home conveniences like full kitchens and laundry facilities that make a vacation even more enjoyable.

Liz Ernst of, says that more vacation rental properties are being listed in the scenic Adirondacks this summer, a favorite destination for summer vacations.

“An event like the Bassmasters tournament attract people to the Senecal Falls area for a long weekend or a week," Ernst says. "August is the perfect time to enjoy the breathtaking scenery of the region and relax with family and friends while taking in some world class fishing."

By logging on to, travelers can search for a cabin, cottage or vacation home in the Finger Lakes region that suits their needs. Whether visitors are staying for a night or two, or booking accommodations for the week, they’re discovering a growing number of area vacation home owners are making their private properties available to families and groups of friends to rent close to the tournament venue.

“Travelers opt for the convenience and value they find in a privately owned vacation rental condo or house, and they’re not going back to booking hotel rooms.”

For more information on vacation lodgings in Seneca Falls or anywhere in New York State, visit

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