Day Two on Smith Lake

Day Two of the Southern Open on Smith Lake.

<p> </p> <p>Jason Williamson heaves a long cast early on Day Two of the Bass Pro Shops Southern Open #3 on Smith Lake in Jasper, Ala.</p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Jason Williamson heaves a long cast early on Day Two of the Bass Pro Shops Southern Open #3 on Smith Lake in Jasper, Ala.
<p>Tournament leader Kevin Hawk works his way down a clay bank towards a point. </p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Tournament leader Kevin Hawk works his way down a clay bank towards a point.
<p> </p> <p>Some of the first signs of fall are evident in the trees along Smith Lake. </p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Some of the first signs of fall are evident in the trees along Smith Lake.
<p>Similar to Day One, there was light fog hanging on the water early on the second day of fishing on Smith Lake. </p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Similar to Day One, there was light fog hanging on the water early on the second day of fishing on Smith Lake.
<p> </p> <p>Brandon Card was casting topwater baits early in the day. </p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Brandon Card was casting topwater baits early in the day.
<p>TowBoatU.S. was patrolling the lake to assist anglers on the water. </p>
Photo: James Overstreet - TowBoatU.S. was patrolling the lake to assist anglers on the water.
<p> </p> <p>Kevin Hawk’s boat was barely visible after a move into one the major creeks in Smith Lake. </p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Kevin Hawk’s boat was barely visible after a move into one the major creeks in Smith Lake.
<p>Hawk keeps an eye on his electronics as he fishes a deep stretch of water. </p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Hawk keeps an eye on his electronics as he fishes a deep stretch of water.
<p>Hawk boats his first fish of the day. </p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Hawk boats his first fish of the day.
<p>Hawk was moving from waypoint to waypoint early in the day. </p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Hawk was moving from waypoint to waypoint early in the day.
<p> </p> <p>Hawk makes yet another move. </p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Hawk makes yet another move.
<p>Hawk stops to make a long cast along a bluff wall. </p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Hawk stops to make a long cast along a bluff wall.
<p>Jason Williamson was making casts with several different baits. </p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Jason Williamson was making casts with several different baits.
<p>Williamson changes rods and makes a cast with a finesse bait. </p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Williamson changes rods and makes a cast with a finesse bait.
<p>Brandon Card speeds past Jason Williamson. </p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Brandon Card speeds past Jason Williamson.
<p> </p> <p>Williamson hooks his bait to his rod as he prepares to move. </p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Williamson hooks his bait to his rod as he prepares to move.
<p>Williamson jerks his trolling motor from the water. </p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Williamson jerks his trolling motor from the water.
<p>Marcos Malucelli fishes behind a rock point. </p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Marcos Malucelli fishes behind a rock point.
<p>Joey Nania started the day in 39<sup>th</sup> place with 9 pounds, 4 ounces.</p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Joey Nania started the day in 39th place with 9 pounds, 4 ounces.
<p>Similar to several anglers in the field, Nania was making frequent moves on Smith Lake. </p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Similar to several anglers in the field, Nania was making frequent moves on Smith Lake.
<p>Gritter fires a cast at the schooling bass. </p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Gritter fires a cast at the schooling bass.
<p>Despite several casts, Gritter failed to get a bite from the breaking fish. </p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Despite several casts, Gritter failed to get a bite from the breaking fish.
<p> </p> <p>Jimmy Mason started Day Two in 27<sup>th</sup> place with 10 pounds, 2 ounces. </p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Jimmy Mason started Day Two in 27th place with 10 pounds, 2 ounces.