Menendez looking to build on Day 1 success

After landing in 8th place with 11-11 on Day 1, Mark Menendez is searching for his first keeper of Day 2.

Currently, the Bassmaster veteran is fishing in Island Creek on Tellico Lake with crankbaits and spinnerbaits. At his first spot, about 25 miles away, he said there were fishing in the area, but he could not get them to commit.

BassTrakk currently has Menendez is 26th position.

The rain has become steadier as the day has progressed and is likely to continue through the day.