A few slowpokes are last to exit the trap door in the bottom of the Shimano Live Release boat into Lake Champlain.
NY BASS Nation boat takes first load of bass out to release.
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.
Things are heating up on the water on Day 2 of the Bass Pro Shops Northern Open #2 presented by Allstate.
Opens anglers spend another day on Lake Champlain looking for the bag that will have them fishing on the final day.
Anglers prepare to take on Lake Champlain on Day 2 of the Bass Pro Shops Northern Open #2 presented by Allstate.
In the late 1990s B.A.S.S. acquired a small fleet of live release boats for its livery of tournament equipment. The idea then and now is to evenly disperse healthy bass throughout a tournament fishery.