High School Central Open registration

The team of Ashley Waugh, left, and Taylor Corley flank Nicole Corley, as they get registered on June 19 in preparation for the Costa Bassmaster High School Central Open to be held Monday on Toledo Bend Reservoir near Many, Louisiana. More than 100 teams from around the U.S. are here for the tournament.
Photo: Andrew Canulette - The team of Ashley Waugh, left, and Taylor Corley flank Nicole Corley, as they get registered on June 19 in preparation for the Costa Bassmaster High School Central Open to be held Monday on Toledo Bend Reservoir near Many, Louisiana. More than 100 teams from around the U.S. are here for the tournament.
Tournament Director Hank Weldon of B.A.S.S speaks to Ian Madere of Baton Rouge an Jim Welverton during registration.
Photo: Andrew Canulette - Tournament Director Hank Weldon of B.A.S.S speaks to Ian Madere of Baton Rouge an Jim Welverton during registration.
The Texas tandem of Logan Burke and Lane Logan sign up with B.A.S.S. official Emily Hand on Sunday.
Photo: Andrew Canulette - The Texas tandem of Logan Burke and Lane Logan sign up with B.A.S.S. official Emily Hand on Sunday.
The team of Hayden Williams and Annabelle Guins from Moss Bluff, Louisiana came dressed sharply.
Photo: Andrew Canulette - The team of Hayden Williams and Annabelle Guins from Moss Bluff, Louisiana came dressed sharply.
They have their game faces on for the big tournament.
Photo: Andrew Canulette - They have their game faces on for the big tournament.
A crowd began to form right before the 4 p.m. deadline to register for the Costa Bassmaster High School Open. The deadline had to be extended as inclement weather moved into the area Sunday afternoon.
Photo: Andrew Canulette - A crowd began to form right before the 4 p.m. deadline to register for the Costa Bassmaster High School Open. The deadline had to be extended as inclement weather moved into the area Sunday afternoon.
Lane Lutchworth of Teurlings Catholic High School in Lafayette, Louisiana shows off some cool Costa gear he picked up during registration.
Photo: Andrew Canulette - Lane Lutchworth of Teurlings Catholic High School in Lafayette, Louisiana shows off some cool Costa gear he picked up during registration.
Costa is the title sponsor of this event and brought plenty loot for the crowd to grab.
Photo: Andrew Canulette - Costa is the title sponsor of this event and brought plenty loot for the crowd to grab.
The line begins to lengthen at the 4 o'clock hour.
Photo: Andrew Canulette - The line begins to lengthen at the 4 o'clock hour.
Another Tuerlings Catholic angler signs in.
Photo: Andrew Canulette - Another Tuerlings Catholic angler signs in.
Richard Capdeboscq, foreground, is the coach of the new Northlake Christian team from Covington, Louisiana. His son Christopher, center, is an angler as is Dillon Wilson, to his left.
Photo: Andrew Canulette - Richard Capdeboscq, foreground, is the coach of the new Northlake Christian team from Covington, Louisiana. His son Christopher, center, is an angler as is Dillon Wilson, to his left.
High school anglers are tickled by the chance to grab a lure from this table.
Photo: Andrew Canulette - High school anglers are tickled by the chance to grab a lure from this table.
Some lucky anglers will bring home this hardware Monday afternoon, with prize money for their school teams.
Photo: Andrew Canulette - Some lucky anglers will bring home this hardware Monday afternoon, with prize money for their school teams.
The line continues to grow at the pavilion at Cypress Bend Marina.
Photo: Andrew Canulette - The line continues to grow at the pavilion at Cypress Bend Marina.
Josh Bensema of Conroe, Texas is a Costa representative greeting everyone at registration.
Photo: Andrew Canulette - Josh Bensema of Conroe, Texas is a Costa representative greeting everyone at registration.
Jeremy Evans of St. Michael's High in Baton Rouge shows off some of the loot he received at the angler check-in.
Photo: Andrew Canulette - Jeremy Evans of St. Michael's High in Baton Rouge shows off some of the loot he received at the angler check-in.
Casey Trosclair, Todd Areno, and Levi Areno are representing Sulphur (LA) High School here at Toledo Bend.
Photo: Andrew Canulette - Casey Trosclair, Todd Areno, and Levi Areno are representing Sulphur (LA) High School here at Toledo Bend.
Dominic Falcinelli, Tony Falcinelli, and Bret Sorrells are with the Broncos from Denton, Texas.
Photo: Andrew Canulette - Dominic Falcinelli, Tony Falcinelli, and Bret Sorrells are with the Broncos from Denton, Texas.
Cade Fortenberry and Braden Blanchard finished second in the Costa Bassmaster High School National Championship last year. They look like they are ready for business at the Central Open.
Photo: Andrew Canulette - Cade Fortenberry and Braden Blanchard finished second in the Costa Bassmaster High School National Championship last year. They look like they are ready for business at the Central Open.
They did pose for a happier picture with coach Rusty Blanchard, at right. They said they're confident heading into this event.
Photo: Andrew Canulette - They did pose for a happier picture with coach Rusty Blanchard, at right. They said they're confident heading into this event.
More than 600 lunches of barbecue sandwiches, chips, and a brownie were served to hungry anglers and their coaches at Cypress Bend Marina.
Photo: Andrew Canulette - More than 600 lunches of barbecue sandwiches, chips, and a brownie were served to hungry anglers and their coaches at Cypress Bend Marina.
Dishing out the grub.
Photo: Andrew Canulette - Dishing out the grub.
Looks good from here!
Photo: Andrew Canulette - Looks good from here!
People sat down on wooden picnic benches under the pavilion to enjoy the spread.
Photo: Andrew Canulette - People sat down on wooden picnic benches under the pavilion to enjoy the spread.
These three young anglers finished their lunches and chatted with fellow anglers as they awaited the anglers' meeting.
Photo: Andrew Canulette - These three young anglers finished their lunches and chatted with fellow anglers as they awaited the anglers' meeting.
These fellows may be looking over some of Toledo Bend's hot spots.
Photo: Andrew Canulette - These fellows may be looking over some of Toledo Bend's hot spots.
Ascenion Anglers, from left, Dane Balfantz, Caleb Myers, Ethan Smart, and Grant Bourque are ready for some fishing Monday morning.
Photo: Andrew Canulette - Ascenion Anglers, from left, Dane Balfantz, Caleb Myers, Ethan Smart, and Grant Bourque are ready for some fishing Monday morning.
Some young anglers participate their casts at a Shimano station at registration.
Photo: Andrew Canulette - Some young anglers participate their casts at a Shimano station at registration.
The pavilion filled up with hungry folks who saw rain clouds moving in quickly over Toledo Bend.
Photo: Andrew Canulette - The pavilion filled up with hungry folks who saw rain clouds moving in quickly over Toledo Bend.
Plenty people were on hand, waiting for the meeting to begin.
Photo: Andrew Canulette - Plenty people were on hand, waiting for the meeting to begin.
Erin Meeks has her hair braided by Sydney Peterson, both of North DeSoto (Louisiana) High School, as they await tournament director Hank Weldon to take the stage for the anglers' meeting.
Photo: Andrew Canulette - Erin Meeks has her hair braided by Sydney Peterson, both of North DeSoto (Louisiana) High School, as they await tournament director Hank Weldon to take the stage for the anglers' meeting.
The rain moved in quickly over Toledo Bend for the second straight day. The anglers are hoping it holds off Monday.
Photo: Andrew Canulette - The rain moved in quickly over Toledo Bend for the second straight day. The anglers are hoping it holds off Monday.
Tucker Roe and Hunter Owens of Natchitoches (LA) Central High chat during the rain delay.
Photo: Andrew Canulette - Tucker Roe and Hunter Owens of Natchitoches (LA) Central High chat during the rain delay.
Hunter Dison, 8, had his dog Gator with him at registration and the anglers' meeting.
Photo: Andrew Canulette - Hunter Dison, 8, had his dog Gator with him at registration and the anglers' meeting.
A group of young anglers watch the rain come down.
Photo: Andrew Canulette - A group of young anglers watch the rain come down.
D.J. Condor, Max Thomas, Eric Noyes, and Mason Mitchell of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma were all wet after the rain, but are hoping for good things during Monday's fishing on Toledo Bend.
Photo: Andrew Canulette - D.J. Condor, Max Thomas, Eric Noyes, and Mason Mitchell of Broken Arrow, Oklahoma were all wet after the rain, but are hoping for good things during Monday's fishing on Toledo Bend.
Tournament Director Hank Weldon finally was able to take to the stage after a rain delay to give anglers the lowdown on Monday's rules and regulations. Launch is at 6 a.m. at Cypress Bend Marina.
Photo: Andrew Canulette - Tournament Director Hank Weldon finally was able to take to the stage after a rain delay to give anglers the lowdown on Monday's rules and regulations. Launch is at 6 a.m. at Cypress Bend Marina.