Click here to continue 1 / 38 Captained by their dad, Noah and Micah Belt used sqaurebill crankbaits to win the 2nd Annual Quantum HS-College Open event on Grand Lake with a limit weighing 17 pounds. 102 teams participated in the no entry fee, prize rich event. 2 / 38 Teams are greeted by a well-organized group of volunteer employees from Zebco at the Saturday evening registration. 3 / 38 Nobody goes hungry at the meeting, as a truckload of free pizza and drinks are available to all anglers and boat captains. 4 / 38 Pro angler Matt Lee is on hand to greet all anglers and answer any fishing-related questions they might have. 5 / 38 Matt also gave a free Carhartt t-shirt to all anglers. 6 / 38 The high school angling team from Blue Stem in Southern Kansas showed up in full force. 7 / 38 Quantum displays all their latest rods and reels for anglers to checkout. 8 / 38 The pitching contest was a very popular part of the registration meeting. 9 / 38 Anglers left the meeting with lots of prizes before the meeting even started. 10 / 38 Check-in started at 5:00 am in the cold dark autumn air. 11 / 38 It seems there’s always time for social media, even in the dark of 5:30 a.m. prior to blast off. 12 / 38 Joe Davis is in charge of rigorously testing rods and reels in the Quantum Test Lab, but serves as a tournament director on the weekends. 13 / 38 Teams bundled up in the 38-degree air. 14 / 38 McKendree University is always represented by tremendously supportive coaches and parents. 15 / 38 Matt Lee found the first keeper of the day in the boat from Muskogee High School. 16 / 38 Once back at the dock, all teams received golf cart rides from their boats to the check-in. 17 / 38 Sooners lined-up at the tanks backstage. 18 / 38 Daxton Carter and Jordan Osterdock managed just one keeper on a swimbait. 19 / 38 Sheldon and Taylor Roberts had 8 pounds, 8 ounces. 20 / 38 Mason Harkey and Clay Henderson of Purdy, MO did great work with a squarebill crankbait. 21 / 38 Dylan Whitley and Chris Bradley from Southwestern Oklahoma State University. 22 / 38 Carter Atwell and Jacob Baca of Broken Arrow, Okla. 23 / 38 Sam Meadars and Drew Sagely of the University of Arkansas 24 / 38 Josh Allison and Braden Tullis of Carl Junction, Mo. 25 / 38 There was a pitching contest on the lawn during weigh-in. 26 / 38 Trey Schroeder and Matt Cavanaugh had two chunkie bass weighing 5 pounds. 27 / 38 Matt Lee interviews eventual winners Micah and Noah Belt while other anglers listen to the details of their winning pattern. 28 / 38 Costa always gives generously to the bass fishing and conservation community, and this event was no exception. 29 / 38 Ty Crutchfield and Alec Murphy had a nice 12-pound limit flipping flooded brush, and took home new Quantum Smoke products. 30 / 38 Trevor McKinney and Christian Hernandez took home loads of Lowrance and Quantum goodness to McKendree University. 31 / 38 Plano generously donated two large KVD Series Tackle Bags. 32 / 38 Dakota Page and his buddy Bryce Blue won two top notch Vapor reels. 33 / 38 Jeremy Tolle and Garrett Hale recently won a high school national championship tournament on Pickwick, and left Grand Lake with two great Vapor reels. 34 / 38 Reese David and Mack Taylor will soon be outfitted in hardy Carhartt raingear. 35 / 38 The local ‘sticks’ from nearby Vinita did well, and updated their sonar, as well as rods and reels. 36 / 38 A fat bass and a free $599 Striker Plus unit from Garmin. 37 / 38 Two of college fishing’s nicest guys, Jacob Fleming and Rylan Moore were super grateful for a generous cash prize from Yamaha. 38 / 38 Colton Harper and Blaine Timonera were the 1st Place college team, and hauled home plenty of prizes to the University of Oklahoma, thanks to their deep diving crankbait pattern.