High School Open: Day 2 takeoff The high school anglers takeoff on Douglas Lake for the final day of the 2014 Bassmaster High School Open presented by Carhartt. Posted on June 21, 2014 Photo: Craig Lamb - The B.A.S.S. staff begins safety checks before daylight. Itâs a necessary part of the day to insure safety and compliance to the rules. Photo: Craig Lamb - Coach Eric Silverstrim is at the helm with son Hunter and teammate Elmer Smith. The team is just 4 ounces out of first place. Photo: Craig Lamb - This section of dock is about to get crowded. A parent stopped at Bojangleâs and is about to leave a sack of biscuits for the taking. Photo: Craig Lamb - The first two boats are lined up in position for takeoff. Photo: Craig Lamb - A team from Bloomington High School South prepares for the day. The school is a rival with the team from across town at Bloomington High School North. Photo: Craig Lamb - The final safety checks are made prior to the 6:30 a.m. start of the final day on Douglas Lake. Photo: Craig Lamb - Some of the Bojangleâs biscuits ended up in boat No. 2, where itâs time for breakfast on the go. Photo: Craig Lamb - You know that takeoff is near when the box of floating boat number fobs appears on the dock. Photo: Craig Lamb - Itâs minutes before takeoff. The biscuits are gone and itâs time to go fishing. Photo: Craig Lamb - Tournament Manager Hank Weldon counts down the clock. Photo: Craig Lamb - Itâs 6:30 a.m. EDT and the first boats leave the dock. Photo: Craig Lamb - A boat with the logo of Outdoor Channel is boat No. 50, the last to leave the dock. Photo: Craig Lamb - The boats begin to line up in order prior to the start of the final day on Douglas Lake. Photo: Craig Lamb - Each boat has a coach and two anglers. The coach is only allowed to provide advice during an official time out. Each boat gets four time outs each day. Photo: Craig Lamb - The teams are required to take a half-time break at 10:30 a.m. Photo: Craig Lamb - The tournament leaders are all fired up. Hereâs Westin Sachs, Coach Steve Pescitelli and his son Noah. Photo: Craig Lamb - The boat of the tournament leaders from Mill Creek High School is all lit up as the day begins. Photo: Craig Lamb - Itâs nearly time for the 6:30 a.m. takeoff as the sun begins to rise over Douglas Lake. Photo: Craig Lamb - The boats in the background are in the later flight. Theyâll fall into place along this dock as the takeoff proceeds until boat No. 50 brings up the rear. Photo: Craig Lamb - Parents of the teams record the moment on their portable electronic devices, everything from iPads and GoPros to smartphones and cameras. Photo: Craig Lamb - B.A.S.S. Nation Director Jon Stewart sings the Star-Spangled Banner to get the day going. Photo: Craig Lamb - The floating boat number key fobs are tossed to the anglers. Photo: Craig Lamb - Parents and family record the takeoff.