Two Michigan teens now advance to next summer's Northern Divisional.
These Junior Bassmasters struggle with the same problem as the pros, but keep a good attitude.
The Forever Launch. Long after its impossible to sit there on "Papa's" lap, long after you stop answering questions by sucking your thumb, long after you grow out of the children's fishing shirt, you will cast a line, and set the hook.
Washington's Jake Cook won the 15- to 18-year-old age division of the 2009 Junior Bassmaster World Championship on Lake Yale, near Tavares, Florida. Maryland's John Duarte Jr. won the 11- to 14-year-old division.
In this photo gallery you see families together and anglers going out onto Lake Yale to practice.