2010 Elite Series Blue Ridge Brawl – Day 4 – Aerial

In this photo gallery, you'll see aerial images from Day 4 of the 2010 Elite Series Smith Mountain Lake, Blue Ridge Brawl near Moneta, Virginia.

Boats gather around the take-off area as the sun rises on the final day of the Evan Williams Bourbon Blue Ridge Brawl.
Photo: Rob Russow - Boats gather around the take-off area as the sun rises on the final day of the Evan Williams Bourbon Blue Ridge Brawl.
Skeet Reese begins to plane off as the rest of his competitors follow him out onto Smith Mountain Lake.
Photo: Rob Russow - Skeet Reese begins to plane off as the rest of his competitors follow him out onto Smith Mountain Lake.
Skeet Reese runs across the lake early on Sunday morning, hoping to take the title in Virginia.
Photo: Rob Russow - Skeet Reese runs across the lake early on Sunday morning, hoping to take the title in Virginia.
Edwin Evers gives a thumbs up to the camera as he races to his starting spot on Day Four.
Photo: Rob Russow - Edwin Evers gives a thumbs up to the camera as he races to his starting spot on Day Four.
Gerald Swindle fishes in sight of somebody's backyard on Smith Mountain Lake Sunday.
Photo: Rob Russow - Gerald Swindle fishes in sight of somebody's backyard on Smith Mountain Lake Sunday.
The sun just crests the Blue Ridge Mountains as Greg Hackney makes a move to another fishing spot.
Photo: Rob Russow - The sun just crests the Blue Ridge Mountains as Greg Hackney makes a move to another fishing spot.
Hackney takes a hard turn and disappears beneath the helicopter as he arrives at his destination.
Photo: Rob Russow - Hackney takes a hard turn and disappears beneath the helicopter as he arrives at his destination.
Competitors were focused on the shallow banks of Smith Mountain Lake, looking for fish in various stages of the spawn.
Photo: Rob Russow - Competitors were focused on the shallow banks of Smith Mountain Lake, looking for fish in various stages of the spawn.
Tournament-leader Skeet Reese was easy to pick out from the air, as a horde of spectator boats followed him as he fished a shallow, rocky shoreline.
Photo: Rob Russow - Tournament-leader Skeet Reese was easy to pick out from the air, as a horde of spectator boats followed him as he fished a shallow, rocky shoreline.
When Reese made a move, the lake came alive with the wakes of his spectators following him to his next spot.
Photo: Rob Russow - When Reese made a move, the lake came alive with the wakes of his spectators following him to his next spot.
Pollen has been a frequent hinderance to the sight fishing efforts of the competitors on Smith Mountain Lake, and Matt Reed can be seen looking around docks here.
Photo: Rob Russow - Pollen has been a frequent hinderance to the sight fishing efforts of the competitors on Smith Mountain Lake, and Matt Reed can be seen looking around docks here.
Jason Williamson makes a long cast towards a dock early on Day Four of the Evan Williams Bourbon Blue Ridge Brawl on Smith Mountain Lake.
Photo: Rob Russow - Jason Williamson makes a long cast towards a dock early on Day Four of the Evan Williams Bourbon Blue Ridge Brawl on Smith Mountain Lake.
Bobby Lane waves to the cameras as he runs to another fishing location early on Sunday.
Photo: Rob Russow - Bobby Lane waves to the cameras as he runs to another fishing location early on Sunday.
Marty Robinson moves slowly across a pocket, before idling back into a no-wake area.
Photo: Rob Russow - Marty Robinson moves slowly across a pocket, before idling back into a no-wake area.
Shielding his eyes from the morning glare, Robinson moves deeper into the pocket, looking for bedding bass.
Photo: Rob Russow - Shielding his eyes from the morning glare, Robinson moves deeper into the pocket, looking for bedding bass.
From a helicopter, Smith Mountain Lake sprawls across the Blue Ridge Mountains near Huddleston, Va.
Photo: Rob Russow - From a helicopter, Smith Mountain Lake sprawls across the Blue Ridge Mountains near Huddleston, Va.
From a helicopter, Smith Mountain Lake sprawls across the Blue Ridge Mountains near H– The weigh-in venue awaits the final day weigh-in of the Evan Williams Bourbon Blue Ridge Brawl.
Photo: Rob Russow - From a helicopter, Smith Mountain Lake sprawls across the Blue Ridge Mountains near H– The weigh-in venue awaits the final day weigh-in of the Evan Williams Bourbon Blue Ridge Brawl.