"Twenty-one pounds on five casts!" he said. "We're in trouble. We're so in trouble."
"I ran all the way down to Ticonderoga, went to the rod box. It was locked, and I realized my wife had the keys to it back in the truck. It went downhill from there."
No one-trick pony, Lampier weighed in 14-7 worth of largemouths out of the Ticonderoga grass beds on Day One, but nearly duplicated it with the brown fish on Day Two.
Horton admitted earlier on stage that he had caught many hefty fish among his 24-pound, 12-ounce limit. He hoped out loud that he hadn't "burned" too many of them.
Day One of the 2005 Citgo Bassmaster Northern Open on Lake Champlain has Joe Lucarelli in the lead.
Day Two of the 2005 CITGO Bassmaster Northern Open has William Roe in the lead.
New Hampshire's Joe Lucarelli is the winner of the 2005 CITGO Bassmaster Northern Open on Lake Champlain.
Even average fishing on Lake Champlain can be better than the action Eastern Divisional qualifiers experience on other fisheries throughout the region.
Tommy Biffle and Brent Chapman target the same area on Lake Champlain.
Mark Zona breaks down Denny Brauer's jig fishing.