On Saturday, September 30th-1st, will be the 2017 X-Series Fishing Championship, in Chautauqua Lake, NY at the Long Point State Park presented by Fisherman’s Central. The X-Series has been ongoing since the year 2002 and is still growing, fishermen will be able to launch there boats at 7am, registered teams that fish both days will be automatically entered to win a 2017 Ranger RT 178 with Mercury 60 Four Stroke. Their will be over $80,000 in boats, cash payouts and prizes, 2nd place will be $10,000, 3rd $5,000, 4th $4,000, 5th $3,000 and so forth to the 9th place. Anglers can register for the event online there are five regular season qualifying tournaments, you must be a member of the X-Series to participate the membership fee is $50. The entry fee itself for the Championship event is $407.00, here are some of the sponsors for this event Ranger Boats, Vic’s Sports Center, Mercury, Waikem, NU Threadz and others. Future X-Series events this year include May 21st, June 11, Aug. 13th and Sept. 10th in Ohio at various lakes throughout the region.