Anglers face changing weather conditions on Lake Norman on Day 2 of the Bass Pro Shops Southern Open #3 presented by Allstate.
"I haven't done much fishing the past two years, and some of the times I've been out there it felt like the last place I wanted to be."
Practicing for last week's B.A.S.S. Nation event, some anglers find a couple in distress. Watch as the rescue unfolds.
Opens anglers begin the second day of the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Southern Open #3 presented by Allstate.
Bassmaster Marshal Skip Walden's perspective on why KVD didn't make the Classic.
B.A.S.S. writer Craig Lamb captures the early moments of the Southern Open Day 2 launch.
The flags at Blythe Landing were rippling a bit at the 7 a.m. takeoff for Day 2 of the Bass Pro Shops Southern Open presented by Allstate. That breeze is an improvement on the limp flags marking yesterday's start. Lake Norman needs a weather change to improve the bass fishing, according to many of the 146 pros and co-anglers in this event. And one might be coming, around noon today when scattered thunderstorms and 10 mph south/southwest winds are forecast. But for now, it's clear and calm, just like on Day 1.
Thursday marked a big day for Cliff Pace. Day 1 at Lake Norman marked his first full day of bass tournament fishing since his deer stand accident in January.
Before the Bassmaster Lake Norman Open got underway, local Elite Series pro Hank Cherry predicted that it would take four spotted bass and one kicker largemouth a day to be in contention. Cherry must be clairvoyant.
An autumn phenomenon is holding down the weights at the Southern Open.