James River registration

Anglers eagerly assemble for registration at the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Northern Open #1 on Virginia's James River.

<p> 	The BoatUS booth was busy during the Bass Pro Shops Northern Open #1 registration on Wednesday.</p>
Photo: Darren Jacobson - The BoatUS booth was busy during the Bass Pro Shops Northern Open #1 registration on Wednesday.
<p> 	Toyota was on hand with some great gifts for the anglers.</p>
Photo: Darren Jacobson - Toyota was on hand with some great gifts for the anglers.
<p> 	Pro and co-anglers line up at registration for the Bass Pro Shops Northern Open in Richmond, Va.</p>
Photo: Darren Jacobson - Pro and co-anglers line up at registration for the Bass Pro Shops Northern Open in Richmond, Va.
<p> 	Toyota Tundra is the Official Truck of B.A.S.S., and several tournament trucks are onsite and ready for action.</p>
Photo: Darren Jacobson - Toyota Tundra is the Official Truck of B.A.S.S., and several tournament trucks are onsite and ready for action.
Sponsors welcome anglers to the first Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Northern Open of the season.
Photo: Darren Jacobson - Sponsors welcome anglers to the first Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Northern Open of the season.
BoatUS towboats are everywhere!
Photo: Darren Jacobson - BoatUS towboats are everywhere!
B.A.S.S. tournament staff is finalizing the Day One pairings.
Photo: Darren Jacobson - B.A.S.S. tournament staff is finalizing the Day One pairings.
It’s a full house today for the Bass Pro Shops Northern Open pre-tournament meeting.
Photo: Darren Jacobson - It’s a full house today for the Bass Pro Shops Northern Open pre-tournament meeting.
<p> 	Elite Series angler Charlie Hartley is deep in conversation before the meeting today.</p>
Photo: Darren Jacobson - Elite Series angler Charlie Hartley is deep in conversation before the meeting today.
Elite Series pro Fred Roumbanis is also on hand for the event.
Photo: Darren Jacobson - Elite Series pro Fred Roumbanis is also on hand for the event.
The winner of the James River Northern Open will take this beauty home. Tournament Director Chris Bowes reviews the rules.
Photo: Darren Jacobson - The winner of the James River Northern Open will take this beauty home. Tournament Director Chris Bowes reviews the rules.
The Opens anglers got some great Carhartt clothing today.
Photo: Darren Jacobson - The Opens anglers got some great Carhartt clothing today.
<p> 	Larry Draughn's rig is ready to go outside registration headquarters.</p>
Photo: Darren Jacobson - Larry Draughn's rig is ready to go outside registration headquarters.
Representatives from the Richmond region welcome the Opens anglers at registration.
Photo: Darren Jacobson - Representatives from the Richmond region welcome the Opens anglers at registration.
Anglers are eager to finish up the paperwork and start fishing.
Photo: Darren Jacobson - Anglers are eager to finish up the paperwork and start fishing.