The St. Johns River Showdown marks the first time these 10 Elite rookies have been up against a field of the world’s best anglers.
See how the Top 12 caught their fish at the final Bass Pro Shops Northern Open.
Five more anglers have earned 2012 Bassmaster Elite Series entries.
With the final weights tabulated your 2011 Northern Open #3 winners are Ish Monroe and Kevin Haley.
Ish was on a hot frog bite all three days and backed it up with a prototype flipping bait to sack 51-2, more than two pounds ahead of runner-up Michael Simonton.
East winds slowed Elite pro Ish Monroe but couldn't stop him from increasing his lead to nearly four pounds.
Weigh-in photos from Day One of the 2011 Bass Pro Shops Northern Open on the James River.
Catch a rare gimpse into the action behind the scenes at the 2010 Annual Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Northern Open.
Catch a glimpse into the life of a Bassmaster Pro Angler on the Opens Norther Division weigh-in.
In this photo gallery, you'll find weigh-in images from Day Three of the 2009 Northern Open #3 held on Lake Erie near Sandusky, Ohio.