The leader averaged 4 pounds per fish on Day One, and a 5-5 was the biggest bass of the day on Champlain.
Jamie Hartman lists his occupation as part-time truck driver and part-time fisherman, but today he acted more like a full-fledged pro angler.
Of course that five-story stage is for fish ... oh, you mean Phish.
Check out the Day One launch photos from the 2011 B.A.S.S. Federation Nation Eastern Divisional.
The vast waters of Lake Champlain make it an equal opportunity fishery for the B.A.S.S. Federation Nation Eastern Divisional anglers this week.
Check out photos as anglers register for the 2011 Eastern Divisional.
Lake Champlain could be anybody’s game: Where the fish are caught will depend mainly on how the weather fares.
Check out behind-the-scenes and on-the-water videos from the 2011 Eastern Divisional on Lake Champlain in Colchester, Vt.
Watch the anglers weigh in on stage at the Federation Nation Eastern Divisional from Lake Champlain in Colchester, Vt.