High school anglers register for Open

Anglers from all over register for the Bassmaster High School Open in Dandridge, Tenn.

The sign at Field of Dreams Activity Center in Dandridge, Tenn., welcomes teams and coaches to the Bassmaster High School Open.
Photo: Craig Lamb - The sign at Field of Dreams Activity Center in Dandridge, Tenn., welcomes teams and coaches to the Bassmaster High School Open.
A lucky angler winning the Carhartt Big Bass award should be wearing one of these stylish hats.
Photo: Craig Lamb - A lucky angler winning the Carhartt Big Bass award should be wearing one of these stylish hats.
Adele Sensing, director of tourism for the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce, is all smiles as usual. It’s the second time in a month the county hosts a B.A.S.S. event.
Photo: Craig Lamb - Adele Sensing, director of tourism for the Jefferson County Chamber of Commerce, is all smiles as usual. It’s the second time in a month the county hosts a B.A.S.S. event.
Berkley Powerbait product is ready for the taking by the contestants.
Photo: Craig Lamb - Berkley Powerbait product is ready for the taking by the contestants.
Berkley Powerbait and Gulp! product will be a popular bait for the competition on Douglas Lake.
Photo: Craig Lamb - Berkley Powerbait and Gulp! product will be a popular bait for the competition on Douglas Lake.
Teams and their coaches line up for the registration. Three weeks ago in this same line were pros from the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Northern Open held on Douglas Lake.
Photo: Craig Lamb - Teams and their coaches line up for the registration. Three weeks ago in this same line were pros from the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Northern Open held on Douglas Lake.
Taking pictures of the trophies is a popular activity by the teams. This angler is from South Florence High School in Florence, S.C.
Photo: Craig Lamb - Taking pictures of the trophies is a popular activity by the teams. This angler is from South Florence High School in Florence, S.C.
The trophies are lined up for show at the start of the registration line. They’ll be awarded on Saturday at the weigh-in.
Photo: Craig Lamb - The trophies are lined up for show at the start of the registration line. They’ll be awarded on Saturday at the weigh-in.
South Florence High School anglers sign in. The school is located in Florence, S.C.
Photo: Craig Lamb - South Florence High School anglers sign in. The school is located in Florence, S.C.
Berkley Havoc hats and Berkley Trilene are among the products given to the teams.
Photo: Craig Lamb - Berkley Havoc hats and Berkley Trilene are among the products given to the teams.
Coaches and anglers file through the registration line. This is the team from South Florence High School in Florence, S.C.
Photo: Craig Lamb - Coaches and anglers file through the registration line. This is the team from South Florence High School in Florence, S.C.
A coach from Perry Central High School snaps a picture of the trophies to motivate his team. They are from Hazard, Ky.
Photo: Craig Lamb - A coach from Perry Central High School snaps a picture of the trophies to motivate his team. They are from Hazard, Ky.
Standing out in their red jerseys are the team from Perry Central High School in Hazard, Ky.
Photo: Craig Lamb - Standing out in their red jerseys are the team from Perry Central High School in Hazard, Ky.
The team from nearby Clinton High School goes through the offerings from Berkley. The school is located in Clinton, Tenn., not far from Douglas Lake.
Photo: Craig Lamb - The team from nearby Clinton High School goes through the offerings from Berkley. The school is located in Clinton, Tenn., not far from Douglas Lake.
Bloomington High School North checks in for the tournament. The team is from Bloomington, Ind.
Photo: Craig Lamb - Bloomington High School North checks in for the tournament. The team is from Bloomington, Ind.
Bloomington High School North checks in for the tournament.
Photo: Craig Lamb - Bloomington High School North checks in for the tournament.
Mecklenburg High School checks in at the registration line. The high school is located in Charlotte, N.C.
Photo: Craig Lamb - Mecklenburg High School checks in at the registration line. The high school is located in Charlotte, N.C.
Bassmaster Elite Series pro David Walker makes a surprise visit at registration for the Bassmaster High School Open.
Photo: Craig Lamb - Bassmaster Elite Series pro David Walker makes a surprise visit at registration for the Bassmaster High School Open.
Bassmaster Elite Series pro David Walker calls Douglas Lake his home fishery. He’s talking strategy with the team from Perry Central High School of Hazard, Ky.
Photo: Craig Lamb - Bassmaster Elite Series pro David Walker calls Douglas Lake his home fishery. He’s talking strategy with the team from Perry Central High School of Hazard, Ky.
Bassmaster Elite Series pro David Walker takes a photo of his daughters in front of the trophies.
Photo: Craig Lamb - Bassmaster Elite Series pro David Walker takes a photo of his daughters in front of the trophies.
Tournament Manager Hank Weldon starts the meeting.
Photo: Craig Lamb - Tournament Manager Hank Weldon starts the meeting.
The room is filled with coaches and anglers as the meeting begins.
Photo: Craig Lamb - The room is filled with coaches and anglers as the meeting begins.
And Bassmaster Elite Series pro David Walker welcomes the coaches and anglers to his home lake.
Photo: Craig Lamb - And Bassmaster Elite Series pro David Walker welcomes the coaches and anglers to his home lake.
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Benjamin Currie & Aaron Bickford traveled the farthest from Berwick, ME . They are in the Noble Knights Fishing Club and they won a $500 Carhartt gift card.
<p>Hunter Silverstrim won a $500 scholarship from B.A.S.S.</p>
Hunter Silverstrim won a $500 scholarship from B.A.S.S.
<p>Seth Sutton won a $500 scholarship from B.A.S.S.</p>
Seth Sutton won a $500 scholarship from B.A.S.S.
<p>Brian Cox won a $1,000 scholarship from B.A.S.S.</p>
Brian Cox won a $1,000 scholarship from B.A.S.S.
<p>Jacob Mashburn won a $1,000 scholarship from B.A.S.S.</p>
Jacob Mashburn won a $1,000 scholarship from B.A.S.S.