2008 Elite Series Tennessee Triumph: Day Two, Launch

In this photo gallery, you'll find images of the anglers as they prepare to launch on Day Two of the 2008 Elite Series Tennessee Triumph on Old Hickory Lake, near Hendersonville, Tennessee.

Rick Morris peers over his Lowrance electronics as he waits in line to launch into Old Hickory on Day Two of the Tennessee Triumph.
Photo: Larry Towell - Rick Morris peers over his Lowrance electronics as he waits in line to launch into Old Hickory on Day Two of the Tennessee Triumph.
Paul Elias readies a jig as he waits for launch time near the dock at Sanders Ferry Park.
Photo: Larry Towell - Paul Elias readies a jig as he waits for launch time near the dock at Sanders Ferry Park.
Charlie Hartley makes final lure choices as time for the Day Two launch of the Tennessee Triumph approaches.
Photo: Larry Towell - Charlie Hartley makes final lure choices as time for the Day Two launch of the Tennessee Triumph approaches.
Jim Murray preps a ten inch worm just prior to launch on Day Two. Many of the pros are using larger baits to try and trigger larger bites on Old Hickory.
Photo: Larry Towell - Jim Murray preps a ten inch worm just prior to launch on Day Two. Many of the pros are using larger baits to try and trigger larger bites on Old Hickory.
Marty Stone fields questions from the media as he starts Day Two in second place with a first day weight of 16 pounds, 5 ounces.
Photo: Larry Towell - Marty Stone fields questions from the media as he starts Day Two in second place with a first day weight of 16 pounds, 5 ounces.
Skeet Reese hands Paul Elias a Lucky Craft crankbait and points to it as
Photo: Larry Towell - Skeet Reese hands Paul Elias a Lucky Craft crankbait and points to it as "the one" after mulling through several others in the box.
The inside of Skeet Reese's tackle storage lid is full of
Photo: Larry Towell - The inside of Skeet Reese's tackle storage lid is full of "go to" baits of all shapes, makes, and sizes.
Steve Daniel cleans the face of his electronics as the Day Two launch nears.
Photo: Larry Towell - Steve Daniel cleans the face of his electronics as the Day Two launch nears.
Steve Daniel (left), Shaw Grigsby and Gary Klein talk Day Two strategy.
Photo: Larry Towell - Steve Daniel (left), Shaw Grigsby and Gary Klein talk Day Two strategy.
Mary Delgado talks to Denny Brauer, her Day Two pairing, just prior to launch.
Photo: Larry Towell - Mary Delgado talks to Denny Brauer, her Day Two pairing, just prior to launch.
2008 Classic Champion Alton Jones and his son, Alton Jones Jr., speak with Zell Rowland near the dock at Sanders Ferry Park, where the launch and weigh-in for the Tennessee Triumph will take place through Sunday.
Photo: Larry Towell - 2008 Classic Champion Alton Jones and his son, Alton Jones Jr., speak with Zell Rowland near the dock at Sanders Ferry Park, where the launch and weigh-in for the Tennessee Triumph will take place through Sunday.
Co-angler A.J. Mennson pulls the ultimate balancing act as he negotiates the constantly moving floating dock while holding all of his gear plus a full cup of coffee.
Photo: Larry Towell - Co-angler A.J. Mennson pulls the ultimate balancing act as he negotiates the constantly moving floating dock while holding all of his gear plus a full cup of coffee.
The gear for BASS warfare lays splayed across the deck of Marty Stone's boat.
Photo: Larry Towell - The gear for BASS warfare lays splayed across the deck of Marty Stone's boat.
The Elite Series pros wind their way through inspection as the Day Two launch of the Tennessee Triumph is well underway.
Photo: Larry Towell - The Elite Series pros wind their way through inspection as the Day Two launch of the Tennessee Triumph is well underway.
Randy Allen looks back at his co-angler, who is in the water desperately trying to push the heavy boat. The rest of the field had launched, but with the extra shove, they were quickly on their way.
Photo: Larry Towell - Randy Allen looks back at his co-angler, who is in the water desperately trying to push the heavy boat. The rest of the field had launched, but with the extra shove, they were quickly on their way.
With another sunny and hot day forecasted for Day Two of the Tennessee Triumph, Chris Lane puts on a heavy layer of sunscreen before launch time.
Photo: James Overstreet - With another sunny and hot day forecasted for Day Two of the Tennessee Triumph, Chris Lane puts on a heavy layer of sunscreen before launch time.
Sometimes co-anglers require a little help getting paired with their Elite Series pro at the morning launch.
Photo: James Overstreet - Sometimes co-anglers require a little help getting paired with their Elite Series pro at the morning launch.
Fred Roumbanis pulls a group of rods from the rod locker and sorts through them to assemble a combination of tools that will help him move up in the standings on Day Two.
Photo: James Overstreet - Fred Roumbanis pulls a group of rods from the rod locker and sorts through them to assemble a combination of tools that will help him move up in the standings on Day Two.
ESPNOutdoors.com writer Kyle Rimkus interviews Skeet Reese before the morning launch.
Photo: James Overstreet - ESPNOutdoors.com writer Kyle Rimkus interviews Skeet Reese before the morning launch.
Many of the Elite Series anglers had a tough Day One on Old Hickory Lake and don't know what to expect on Day Two.
Photo: James Overstreet - Many of the Elite Series anglers had a tough Day One on Old Hickory Lake and don't know what to expect on Day Two.
Country music singer/songwriter Rodney Clawson is fishing as a co-angler this week on Old Hickory Lake. Clawson co-wrote the recent Casey Ashley title
Photo: James Overstreet - Country music singer/songwriter Rodney Clawson is fishing as a co-angler this week on Old Hickory Lake. Clawson co-wrote the recent Casey Ashley title "Fisherman" and "I Saw God Today," by George Strait.
After being held up by a broken bow light at the Day One launch, Gerald Swindle will have a spare in the boat on Day Two.
Photo: James Overstreet - After being held up by a broken bow light at the Day One launch, Gerald Swindle will have a spare in the boat on Day Two.
Timmy Horton finished Day One of the Tennessee Triumph in 28th place with 10 pounds, 8 ounces.
Photo: James Overstreet - Timmy Horton finished Day One of the Tennessee Triumph in 28th place with 10 pounds, 8 ounces.
BASS officials begin to organize boats into flights for the Day Two launch on Old Hickory Lake.
Photo: James Overstreet - BASS officials begin to organize boats into flights for the Day Two launch on Old Hickory Lake.
Women's Bassmaster Tour pro Lila Bass will fish with Elite Series pro Jeff Reynolds on Day Two.
Photo: James Overstreet - Women's Bassmaster Tour pro Lila Bass will fish with Elite Series pro Jeff Reynolds on Day Two.
Kevin VanDam idles past the inspection station with some work to do on Day Two. VanDam starts the morning in 63rd place with 7 pounds, 5 ounces.
Photo: James Overstreet - Kevin VanDam idles past the inspection station with some work to do on Day Two. VanDam starts the morning in 63rd place with 7 pounds, 5 ounces.
Day One leader Kevin Wirth idles out to begin Day Two of the Tennessee Triumph.
Photo: James Overstreet - Day One leader Kevin Wirth idles out to begin Day Two of the Tennessee Triumph.
Jay Fuller leads a flight of boats towards go-time on the second day of fishing on Old Hickory Lake.
Photo: James Overstreet - Jay Fuller leads a flight of boats towards go-time on the second day of fishing on Old Hickory Lake.
While waiting for the morning takeoff, Bradley Hallman's boat had drifted onto a shallow point and gotten stuck. Hallman applied a little Yamaha power to propel the boat forward.
Photo: James Overstreet - While waiting for the morning takeoff, Bradley Hallman's boat had drifted onto a shallow point and gotten stuck. Hallman applied a little Yamaha power to propel the boat forward.
The last of the contenders in the Tennessee Triumph take their hole-shots and speed north on Old Hickory Lake.
Photo: James Overstreet - The last of the contenders in the Tennessee Triumph take their hole-shots and speed north on Old Hickory Lake.