Michael Simonton readies his rods.
Michael Simonton readies his rods.
JVD works on a few last minute details prior to takeoff.
The anthem plays and anglers ready for launch.
Morizo Shimizu heads out on Day 1.
Gary Klein heads out onto Table Rock Lake.
Classic champ Randy Howell prepares to take off.
Matt Reed idles out.
Brandon Palaniuk is all smiles on Day 1.
Rick Clunn looks to make a little noise on Day 1.
KVD heads out.
Anglers wait their turn at take-off.
2013 AOY Aaron Martens falls in line.
Edwin Evers looks to rally after a tough start to the season.
Jason Christie hopes for a win like he found close to here last year at Bull Shoals.
Pete Ponds makes his way through boat check.
Davy Hite waits his turn.
Takahiro Omori idles out.
Elite rookie Jacob Powroznik makes his way through boat check.
ROY leader and AOY contender Justin Lucas idles out.
Brian Snowden heads out onto his home waters.
Skeet Reese and Chris Zaldain compare notes prior to take-off.
Marshals eagerly await their anglers for the day.
KVD is ready to go.
Dave Mercer shares a story with gusto.
Dennis Tietje is blinded by the light.
Brandon Palaniuk is ready for action.
Greg Hackney has his morning cup of joe and is ready for the day ahead.
B.A.S.S. photographer James Overstreet works to get the right angle.
Chris Lane reaches in the rod locker, hoping to find the rabbit's foot that he had at St John's.
Some of the typical Table Rock contenders on deck.
An eye in the sky this morning.
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Matt Reed idles out under a watchful eye.
The service crews are all on hand just in case.
AOY front runner Mark Davis looks to continue his dominance at stop number 3.
Friends and family line the dock for takeoff.
The drone dips down for a closer look.
Rigid Industries' Chris Brown is having fun operating the GoPro copter this morning.
Shaw Grigsby idles out.
Todd Faircloth hopes to move up one spot in the AOY race and take the lead.
The Cajun Baby Cliff Crochet idles out.
Justin Lucas currently leads the Rookie of the Year race.
Charlie Hartley powers on prior to take-off.
Gary Klein tells a fish story.
Skeet Reese takes one last electronic look around.
Yusuke Miyazaki readies his tackle.
Kenyon Hill looks forward to day one of competition.
Shaye Baker and Trait Crist work to get GoPros on the boats.
Last minute coffee stop.
I hear there's fish food available if you need any.
The anglers light up the night.
Trait Crist shows Casey Scanlon how to operate his GoPro for the day.
Randall Tharp contemplates the day ahead.
Mike McClelland suits up.
Brandon Palaniuk pays his respects as the anthem plays.
KVD makes one last equipment check.
B.A.S.S. official Chuck Harbin lines the anglers up.
Skeet Reese looks to wreak havoc on the competition.
Casey Scanlon has proven himself a contender at Table Rock, having won an Open here before.
Classic Champ Randy Howell idles out.
Seigo Saito fires away.
A few fans grab pics as anglers idle out.
Stephen Browning makes his way through boat check.
Boyd Duckett idles out.
Bernie Shultz makes his way out onto Table Rock.
KVD is all smiles this morning.
Rick Clunn heads out not too far from home.
David Mullins heads out on day one.
The ladies look on as their anglers head out.
Grant Goldbeck makes his way through takeoff.
Fred Roumbanis looks for a strong start.
Chad Pipkens heads through boat check.
Aaron Martens would love to win here on Table Rock.
Dave Smith heads out on day one.
Mike McClelland is always a threat here.
The Big Show is ready to go.
Brandon Lester is looking for a top 12 cut.
The Honey Badger (Randall Tharp) heads out.
Gerald Swindle falls in line.
Ish Monroe heads out on Day 1.