Conditions changed on Day One of the 2010 Bassmaster Classic on Lay Lake. Those who adapted survived, while others found themselves with an impossible hill to climb.
Georgia's Pam Martin-Wells holds her own as sole woman competing in 2010 Bassmaster Classic on Lay Lake
Warm up could heat up flipping bite at the 2010 Classic
These photos show that cold weather and blizzard conditions did not deter the anglers at the 2010 Bassmaster Classic Lay Lake: Day One Practice. Massachusetts native Randy Phillips had no problem acclimating.
In these photos you'll see the leaderboard at the 2010 Bassmaster Classic Lay Lake: Day One Behind The Scenes, with Kevin VanDam out front.
In these photos anglers are preparing for the first weigh-in of the 2010 Bassmaster Classic Lay Lake: Day One.
It's my favorite part of sports, the renewal. The promise of it all. Sports are spring, without the allergies.
As I looked at his hand with no wrist, and a bent thumb that won't move, held in place with a metal rod, a hand without any feeling left, an arm missing most of the arm, twisted and scared, I look up to his young face to say, Hello/Thank You/I'm honored to meet you...
Photo gallery of 2010 Bassmaster Classic Lay Lake: Day One On The Water.
In these photos of the 2010 Bassmaster Classic Lay Lake: Day One On The Water are first time Classic participant Scott Ashmore, as well as the cold weather favorite Jeff Kriet.