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OMG Ike

Aug 23, 2014

Photo taken by Marshal Greg Hain

GoPro: Palaniuk's first cast

Aug 23, 2014

From Brandon Palaniuk's Day 2 on Cayuga Lake

Update: Shimizu and Ike

Aug 23, 2014

Morizo Shimizu just caught one about 3-pounder and gained some weight. On the other side, almost across from him on the bank, we heard a scream coming out from Ike. He must have caught a nice one.

Zaldain is crushing 'em

Aug 23, 2014

I just hopped on Chris Zaldain's Skeeter and he's on a roll.  He and Todd Faircloth are sharing this spot.  The first day Faircloth started here the left at 10:30 after he had amassed 20 pounds.  Zaldain got here around noon and caught 16 pounds then left.  On day 2, he and Faircloth showed up at the same time and a whackfest ensued.  Both caught 20 pounds.  "This is a tournament-winning spot," Zaldain said.  "There are some isolated things down here that are amazing.  It sets up just right.”  Zald

Video: Rough waters

Aug 23, 2014

GoPro: Palaniuk's first cast

Aug 23, 2014

See what happened on Brandon Palaniuk's first cast on Day 2.

Lake Owasco toads

Aug 23, 2014

Fletcher Shyrock took Mary Beth Rooney out for the Governor's Challenge and they loaded the boat from Lake Owasco.

GoPro: Roumbanis goes froggin' on Day 2

Aug 23, 2014

Ike is on fire

Aug 23, 2014

New plan is paying off for Ike.  Photo taken by Marshal Greg Hain

Crunch time for Short

Aug 23, 2014

With just two keepers in the box, Kevin Short needs to get it in gear. He's largely stuck with the flipping stick and plastic, but tossed a spinnerbait for a bit. You'd have to think at this point he's going to stick with it since it's gotten him this far. After all, most everyone in the Top 5 are doing the same.

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