A few slowpokes are last to exit the trap door in the bottom of the Shimano Live Release boat into Lake Champlain.
A pile of frisky smallmouth waiting to go home.
NY BASS Nation boat takes first load of bass out to release.
Pete Gluszek with five brown fish in his live well.
NY BASS Nation "Fishcare Director" and release boat captain Paul Hudson is assisting with release of fish at today's Open at Champlain. Here he checks water temperature and dissolved oxygen in the boat tanks.
Photos by Craig Lamb.