While the top anglers secured their Classic berths with a single fish catch Thursday, others battled for their bubble not to be burst.
See the Top 50 Elite anglers of 2015 hit the wild waves of Sturgeon Bay.
Day 1 weigh-in from the AOY Championship at Sturgeon Bay.
The competitors in the 2015 Old Milwaukee B.A.S.S. Nation Eastern Divisional brought mixed bags to the scales on Day 2.
A number of anglers stayed around Sturgeon Bay and James Overstreet was there to record the action.
See what Day 1 of the Toyota Angler of the Year Championship held for Jonathon VanDam.
Jamie Hartman holds the lead in the 2015 Old Milwaukee B.A.S.S. Nation Eastern Divisional with 16 pounds, 15 ounces.
Day 1 on the water shots from the AOY Championships on Sturgeon Bay.
Hop in line as the Top 50 Elites head out into Sturgeon Bay to see who will grab those precious Bassmaster Classic Spots in the Toyota Angler of the Year Championship.