Crowded on Oneida

Day 2 of the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Northern Open started early at Oneida Shores Park. All 199 boats left as they searched for enough weight to get inside the Top 12.
Photo: Ronnie Moore - Day 2 of the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Northern Open started early at Oneida Shores Park. All 199 boats left as they searched for enough weight to get inside the Top 12.
I started the day with Derek Yasinski who weighed 18-9 on Day 1 and is sitting in 2nd place overall.
Photo: Ronnie Moore - I started the day with Derek Yasinski who weighed 18-9 on Day 1 and is sitting in 2nd place overall.
He made it to his first area and was welcomed with numerous boats in the area.
Photo: Ronnie Moore - He made it to his first area and was welcomed with numerous boats in the area.
The crowd only grew as blastoff neared the end.
Photo: Ronnie Moore - The crowd only grew as blastoff neared the end.
Yasinski said there were numerous people in the area on Day 1 as well.
Photo: Ronnie Moore - Yasinski said there were numerous people in the area on Day 1 as well.
Once everyone arrived and sorted themselves out, Yasinski hooked up.
Photo: Ronnie Moore - Once everyone arrived and sorted themselves out, Yasinski hooked up.
The next few photos shows his battle with his first keeper of the day.
Photo: Ronnie Moore - The next few photos shows his battle with his first keeper of the day.
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Huk angler Al Farace hooked up behind us.
Photo: Ronnie Moore - Huk angler Al Farace hooked up behind us.
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It was rough on Oneida Lake with an east wind on Day 2.
Photo: Ronnie Moore - It was rough on Oneida Lake with an east wind on Day 2.
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Farace lands the keeper at the driver seat and quickly boats the fish.
Photo: Ronnie Moore - Farace lands the keeper at the driver seat and quickly boats the fish.
Former Elite Series angler Joe Sancho was in the area as well.
Photo: Ronnie Moore - Former Elite Series angler Joe Sancho was in the area as well.
The Day 1 leader Randy Elliott was also fishing in the crowd in this area and Bassmaster photographer James Overstreet was watching his every move early on Day 2.
Photo: Ronnie Moore - The Day 1 leader Randy Elliott was also fishing in the crowd in this area and Bassmaster photographer James Overstreet was watching his every move early on Day 2.
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Joe Sancho's co-angler Brian Kich hooks up.
Photo: Ronnie Moore - Joe Sancho's co-angler Brian Kich hooks up.
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Then on the other side of Yasinski, Tommy Stalb hooked up.
Photo: Ronnie Moore - Then on the other side of Yasinski, Tommy Stalb hooked up.
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The face you make when it comes off at the boat.
Photo: Ronnie Moore - The face you make when it comes off at the boat.
He redeemed himself and hooked up again.
Photo: Ronnie Moore - He redeemed himself and hooked up again.
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Yasinski evaluates his waypoints and decides where he is going to fish next.
Photo: Ronnie Moore - Yasinski evaluates his waypoints and decides where he is going to fish next.
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Stalb's co-angler, Stephen Morella hooked up just behind Yasinski.
Photo: Ronnie Moore - Stalb's co-angler, Stephen Morella hooked up just behind Yasinski.
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Yasinski stayed focus and rarely spoke or concerned himself with others around him.
Photo: Ronnie Moore - Yasinski stayed focus and rarely spoke or concerned himself with others around him.
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Time to make a move.
Photo: Ronnie Moore - Time to make a move.
He moves from one side of the shoal to the other end.
Photo: Ronnie Moore - He moves from one side of the shoal to the other end.
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It didn't take long for that decision to pay off.
Photo: Ronnie Moore - It didn't take long for that decision to pay off.
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It wasn't a big one, but number two for Yasinski. With the tough weather conditions on the main lake every keeper will be key today.
Photo: Ronnie Moore - It wasn't a big one, but number two for Yasinski. With the tough weather conditions on the main lake every keeper will be key today.
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1st and 2nd place chat for a moment about how their mornings have been.
Photo: Ronnie Moore - 1st and 2nd place chat for a moment about how their mornings have been.
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Yasinski was ready to make a big move so he packed up and headed farther east on Oneida. With the waves and expect hike in wind speed, I did not chase.
Photo: Ronnie Moore - Yasinski was ready to make a big move so he packed up and headed farther east on Oneida. With the waves and expect hike in wind speed, I did not chase.