Eli Delany spoke about autism awareness at the Eastern Divisional last year, with his autistic son, Luke, by his side.
In a tournament plagued by small weights, consistency was key for the win.
Pair qualified to fish 2012 Bassmaster Junior World Championship next month.
Mickey Soler has a strong overall lead in the eastern divisional, and he's not in any hurry to change things up.
“Challenging” is how many contenders in the 2012 Cabela’s Bassmaster Federation Nation Eastern Divisional are describing the fishing on Massachusetts’ Mystic and Charles rivers.
Competitors from the Eastern division of the B.A.S.S. Federation Nation will fish in Boston's famed sculling waters.