Check out the day two launch photos from the 2011 Bass Pro Shops Northern Open #1.
Images from the Day One launch of the 2011 Northern Open 1 on the James River.
Starting on the lower end of Lake Toho, Freeman caught a limit of keeper bass before moving to the middle part of the lake, where he hauled in three bigger fish that allowed him to cull the smaller keepers.
The computer operator's dream is to qualify for the Bassmaster Classic, bass fishing's premier event, and he has a chance.
While it's too early to anoint Brown as the Federation Nation's newest star, the energetic and charismatic angler from Shirley, Mass., took a step in that direction with Thursday's best catch.