Tournament leader Randy Howell said he slept well last night -- no tossing and turning over possible outcomes -- but would have liked a few more Z's. "By the time I got everything ready it was 10:30 [p.m.]," he said. "I was going to get up at 4, but I was awake at 20 until 4." His upcoming drive to Wisconsin may prove grueling, but it'll be a lot easier if the trophy is beside him.
Check out what the anglers reeled in from James River!
The Alabama pro is trailed by a quartet of tidal water experts!
Photographer Seigo Saito sent in his favorites from James River -- and he's off to shoot the big ones at the weigh-in!
Opens angler Art Ferguson shows off a hefty James River bass.
Opens angler Art Ferguson says the James River bass are starting to bite.
We found Randy Howell right by the dam where he was fishing yesterday.
It’s Day Two of the Bass Pro Shops Northern Open #2, and anglers began lining up at Osborne Landing ramp at 4 o’clock.
It took Greg Gutierrez 50 hours to get from California to Virginia’s James River. That’s over 3,000 miles of time in the seat of his truck, yet it seems as if his journey has just begun.