Ramp monkeys, local pressure, lamenting the bite are just some of the stories coming out of the Northern Open #2.
Young volunteers called Ramp Monkeys will ensure that competitors comply with new state regulations at take-out to prevent the spread of invasive aquatic species.
A fizz kit handed out at state tournaments simplified the fizzing process for competitors.
Clubs from Ontario and New York won the 2011 Berkley Conservation and Recruitment/Retention awards, presented at the 2012 Bassmaster Classic.
The boat made its debut in a recent tournament and saved nearly 300 bass.