3/31/12 Champlain Angler Gilbert Gagner Wins TBF National Championship! Gil is a resident of Highgate Springs, Vermont and Vice President of Vermont Bass Federation. He also operates Bronzeback Guide Service on Lake Champlain. For winning the championship, Gil captured the $100,000 “Living the Dream” prize package, which includes fully paid entry fees into the FLW tour, travel funds and use of a wrapped Ranger Boat and Chevrolet truck for the year. Here is a link to the April 6 article on Bassfan. Awesome job, Gil! Congratulations!