It was a slow day of fishing on Table Rock for most of the competition, but Jim Dillard got off to a fast start to take the lead in the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Central Open #3 presented by Allstate.
The Jim Dillard Boat Giveaway will benefit the Mia Moo Fund, a worldwide nonprofit dedicated to raising awareness and funds toward research, treatments and causes of cleft palate.
See who will be competing with Elite Series anglers at BASSfest, a special event on Chickamauga Lake.
Check out what the anglers brought in from their final day on James River
See how the anglers fared on the first day on the James River.
The final 12 anglers prepare for a busy day on the James River.
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.
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
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.