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Jamey Caldwell staying awake with some coffee

1:42 pm EDT, Sep 13, 2013

Joe Burchill had a rough Day One, gets ready for tomorrow

1:30 pm EDT, Sep 13, 2013

After spearing a wave on Day One that Derek Remitz described as the the worst of his career, drying out tackle, especially dropshot baits, is a part of this co-anglers day off, along with explaining to fishing buddies back in MA about how I managed to only bring one fish to the scales on Day One. 

Tom Stark spending the day repairing his boat

1:28 pm EDT, Sep 13, 2013

Andy from the service trailer with Ray Brazier helping repair wave damage to Tommy Stark's boat.

Dave Lefebre may have the best idea

1:24 pm EDT, Sep 13, 2013

What do bass pros do when a tournament day gets cancelled? The Cornhole World Championship at the KOA begins in exactly 30 minutes.

Ashley Bishop headed in for tackle

1:22 pm EDT, Sep 13, 2013

This is what Ashley Bishop does when the day is cancelled...stock up on drop shot weights.

At least we can bowl!

1:21 pm EDT, Sep 13, 2013

Chris Van Vliet checks in: With Day Two of the Lake Erie Northern Open postponed, Aaron Anders and I (who are both fishing as co-anglers) have spent the day at the hotel fishing (in the pool) and bowling. Looking forward to being back on the water tomorrow. We are bored to tears!

Aaron on the left, Chris on the right.


Cleaning up

1:16 pm EDT, Sep 13, 2013

Patrick Pierce checks in: Hanging out at Taylor's Resort,  washing up the StarTron truck, and getting ready for Saturday.  Don't forget to check out the Star brite/StarTron booth at weigh in tomorrow, factory reps will be there to answer all your ethanol and boat care questions.

Joe and Mike hit the road to Bass Pro Shops

11:25 am EDT, Sep 13, 2013

Headed to Bass Pro Shops in Rossford, Ohio to kill time and get some needed tackle. Mike Kiester and Joe Bedra.

RV cleanup complete!

11:22 am EDT, Sep 13, 2013

BREAKING NEWS UPDATE: Ken Golub has cleaned his RV. See the "before" image below.

When asked about this development, Ken stated "Only issue now it that my wife knows I know HOW to pick up after myself."

Laundry time!

11:19 am EDT, Sep 13, 2013

Hullspeed pros Skip Johnson and RC Cooper take advantage of the day off to catch up on laundry that piles up from life on the road.