Northern Open: Chesapeake Bay

In this photo gallery you will see images of the 2009 Northern open on Chesapeake Bay in Maryland. It is the third day behind the scenes.

The crowd starts to gather as the first anglers return from the final day of fishing the Bassmaster Northern Open presented by Oakley.
Photo: Larry Towell - The crowd starts to gather as the first anglers return from the final day of fishing the Bassmaster Northern Open presented by Oakley.
The crowd of fans grows larger as time for the weigh in draws near. Their were people standing as far as you could see, from the bank to the stage and from one end of the marina to the other.
Photo: Larry Towell - The crowd of fans grows larger as time for the weigh in draws near. Their were people standing as far as you could see, from the bank to the stage and from one end of the marina to the other.
Elite Series Rookie J Todd Tucker and Elite Series Pro Kevin Short talk as they stand in line for the weigh in.
Photo: Larry Towell - Elite Series Rookie J Todd Tucker and Elite Series Pro Kevin Short talk as they stand in line for the weigh in.
Curtis Richardson takes the hot seat with five pros left to weigh in. Richardson weighed in 14-11 for a total of 41-6 for three days on the Upper Chesapeake.
Photo: Larry Towell - Curtis Richardson takes the hot seat with five pros left to weigh in. Richardson weighed in 14-11 for a total of 41-6 for three days on the Upper Chesapeake.
The last to weigh in, Dave Mansue fires a fist forward as soon as he sees the weight on the scale.
Photo: Larry Towell - The last to weigh in, Dave Mansue fires a fist forward as soon as he sees the weight on the scale.
Dave Mansue stands with a trophy he said he chased for over ten years. On a very tough week for fishing, and on a great fishery, his chase was over. The trophy was now his to keep.
Photo: Larry Towell - Dave Mansue stands with a trophy he said he chased for over ten years. On a very tough week for fishing, and on a great fishery, his chase was over. The trophy was now his to keep.