For the second consecutive year, Greg Cooper entered the final day of the Bassmaster Northern Open on Virginia’s James River in second place.
Joshua Wagy ran into a good problem on Day Two -- the spot that was supposed to produce numbers of bass turned up big bass, instead.
Quotes from the Day Two weigh-in on the James River
Day One leader Jim Dillard and second-place Kevin Hawk remained in the top 12, but neither was able to bring a limit to the scales on Day Two.
Tidal waters present unique challenges to anglers on Day Two of the Northern Open
Nicholas Bodsford may have had a dismal Day One, but he hopes years of experience on the James will pay off in the Northern Open.
Kelly Pratt has had nearly a year to soak in his 2011 Northern Open victory, but he’d give everything to have an extra month.
Jim Dillard is on a quest to fulfill his career-long dream: to qualify for the Bassmaster Classic.
Elite Series pro Charlie Hartley is one of several Elite pros fishing this week's James River Open with an eye toward a 2013 Bassmaster Classic berth.
Kelly Pratt won last year's Bass Pro Shops Northern Open and parlayed a lifetime of James River expertise into an entry in the tournament of his dreams, the Bassmaster Classic.