Cold, crowded Day Two launch

Fans, friends and family crowded the Red River Marina for the Day Two launch of the Bassmaster Classic.

<p> 	Buses arriving one after another brought fans to the Saturday's launch.</p>
Photo: Doug Cox - Buses arriving one after another brought fans to the Saturday's launch.
<p> 	Gerald Swindles launches his boat on Saturday.</p>
Photo: Doug Cox - Gerald Swindles launches his boat on Saturday.
<p> 	Edwin Evers gets ready to hit the water on Day Two.</p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Edwin Evers gets ready to hit the water on Day Two.
<p> 	Kevin VanDam gets a hug from his wife, Sherry.</p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Kevin VanDam gets a hug from his wife, Sherry.
<p> 	Day One leader Keith Poche backs down the ramp.</p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Day One leader Keith Poche backs down the ramp.
<p> 	Fred Roumbanis launches on Day Two.</p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Fred Roumbanis launches on Day Two.
<p> 	Randy Howell lit up the boat ramp.</p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Randy Howell lit up the boat ramp.
<p> 	Cell phones were everywhere trying to grab a piece of the action.</p>
Photo: Doug Cox - Cell phones were everywhere trying to grab a piece of the action.
<p> 	Mike Iaconelli heads down the boat ramp on Day Two.</p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Mike Iaconelli heads down the boat ramp on Day Two.
<p> 	Greg Vinson is excited about Day Two as he heads out in second place, only an ounce back of Poche.</p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Greg Vinson is excited about Day Two as he heads out in second place, only an ounce back of Poche.
<p> 	Kevin VanDam is interviewed by Dave Mercer before the launch.</p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Kevin VanDam is interviewed by Dave Mercer before the launch.
<p> 	Gerald Swindle takes his turn at the microphone.</p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Gerald Swindle takes his turn at the microphone.
<p> 	Iaconelli poses for a few pictures with fans.</p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Iaconelli poses for a few pictures with fans.
<p> 	Fans and anglers stand for the national anthem.</p>
Photo: Doug Cox - Fans and anglers stand for the national anthem.
<p> 	Casey Ashley stands at attention for the national anthem.</p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Casey Ashley stands at attention for the national anthem.
<p> 	The fans were lined up right down to the waters’ edge.</p>
Photo: James Overstreet - The fans were lined up right down to the waters’ edge.
<p> 	Everyone was trying to grab a look at the favorite angler.</p>
Photo: Doug Cox - Everyone was trying to grab a look at the favorite angler.
<p> 	Randy Howell looks ready for take-off.</p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Randy Howell looks ready for take-off.
<p> 	Mark Tucker braces for a cold morning boat ride.</p>
Photo: Doug Cox - Mark Tucker braces for a cold morning boat ride.
<p> 	Greg Hackney gets ready to pull out for Saturday's Launch.</p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Greg Hackney gets ready to pull out for Saturday's Launch.
<p> 	Ish Monroe is ready for the cold!</p>
Photo: Doug Cox - Ish Monroe is ready for the cold!
<p> 	Randy Howell makes a few lure adjustments on Saturday Morning.</p>
Photo: Doug Cox - Randy Howell makes a few lure adjustments on Saturday Morning.
<p> 	Anglers are lined up and ready to go.</p>
Photo: Doug Cox - Anglers are lined up and ready to go.
<p> 	Dean Rojas is focused and ready to go.</p>
Photo: Doug Cox - Dean Rojas is focused and ready to go.
<p> 	Dave Mercer interviews a fan who traveled from Germany to see the Bassmaster Classic.</p>
Photo: Doug Cox - Dave Mercer interviews a fan who traveled from Germany to see the Bassmaster Classic.
<p> 	Fred Roumbanis fans were in full force.</p>
Photo: Doug Cox - Fred Roumbanis fans were in full force.
<p> 	Jeff Kriet is determined to have a good Day Two.</p>
Photo: Doug Cox - Jeff Kriet is determined to have a good Day Two.
<p> 	It was brisk morning with frost on the boats.</p>
Photo: Doug Cox - It was brisk morning with frost on the boats.
<p> 	Just before launch, anglers make last-minute adjustments.</p>
Photo: Doug Cox - Just before launch, anglers make last-minute adjustments.
<p> 	Ott DeFoe takes off on Day Two.</p>
Photo: Doug Cox - Ott DeFoe takes off on Day Two.
<p> 	Kelly Pratt wating for his turn to take on the Red River on Day Two.</p>
Photo: Doug Cox - Kelly Pratt wating for his turn to take on the Red River on Day Two.
<p> 	Jared Lintner waits his turn to launch.</p>
Photo: Doug Cox - Jared Lintner waits his turn to launch.
<p> 	David Walker heads out on Day Two with the fans looking on.</p>
Photo: Doug Cox - David Walker heads out on Day Two with the fans looking on.
<p> 	Greg Vinson gets introduced to the crowd.</p>
Photo: Doug Cox - Greg Vinson gets introduced to the crowd.
<p> 	Brandon Palaniuk backs out on Day Two.</p>
Photo: Doug Cox - Brandon Palaniuk backs out on Day Two.
<p> 	Aaron Martens makes his way out onto the Red River.</p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Aaron Martens makes his way out onto the Red River.
<p> 	Edwin Evers leads the anglers out.</p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Edwin Evers leads the anglers out.
<p> 	Anglers were heading into some light fog, but the cloudless sky meant it would burn off quickly.</p>
Photo: Doug Cox - Anglers were heading into some light fog, but the cloudless sky meant it would burn off quickly.
<p> 	Kevin VanDam stops and acknowledges the crowd as he was the final boat to blast off.</p>
Photo: Doug Cox - Kevin VanDam stops and acknowledges the crowd as he was the final boat to blast off.
<p> 	Keith Poche heads out on Day Two with the Bassmaster Classic lead.</p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Keith Poche heads out on Day Two with the Bassmaster Classic lead.