Open: Day 2 on the water

Mid-morning I made a move across Oneida and found Mike Iaconelli, who was certainly in the hunt to make the Top 12, but only if he had another good day on Day 2.
Photo: Ronnie Moore - Mid-morning I made a move across Oneida and found Mike Iaconelli, who was certainly in the hunt to make the Top 12, but only if he had another good day on Day 2.
It didn't take long for him to hook up in front of us. The next few photos break down the sequence of events during this fish catch.
Photo: Ronnie Moore - It didn't take long for him to hook up in front of us. The next few photos break down the sequence of events during this fish catch.
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It would cull for Iaconelli.
Photo: Ronnie Moore - It would cull for Iaconelli.
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Wil Hardy was also in contention as he was 6th after Day 1.
Photo: Ronnie Moore - Wil Hardy was also in contention as he was 6th after Day 1.
Hardy and Iaconelli were in the same vicinity when I found them.
Photo: Ronnie Moore - Hardy and Iaconelli were in the same vicinity when I found them.
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Hardy hauls in a walleye, which is good for eating, but not for weighing during a bass tournament.
Photo: Ronnie Moore - Hardy hauls in a walleye, which is good for eating, but not for weighing during a bass tournament.
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This smallmouth wouldn't help Iaconelli, which told me he had a decent bag already.
Photo: Ronnie Moore - This smallmouth wouldn't help Iaconelli, which told me he had a decent bag already.
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Photo: Ronnie Moore
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Shin Fukae didn't do as great as he wanted to on Day 1, but he has won a Northern Open in New York so he is certainly a threat.
Photo: Ronnie Moore - Shin Fukae didn't do as great as he wanted to on Day 1, but he has won a Northern Open in New York so he is certainly a threat.
He waved and told us he had 5 small ones.
Photo: Ronnie Moore - He waved and told us he had 5 small ones.
Fukae is either dealing with back pain from the harsh Oneida conditions or he feels stabbed in the back by these smallmouth this week.
Photo: Ronnie Moore - Fukae is either dealing with back pain from the harsh Oneida conditions or he feels stabbed in the back by these smallmouth this week.
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Hunter Shryock was in the Top 30 and ounces out of the Top 12 after Day 1.
Photo: Ronnie Moore - Hunter Shryock was in the Top 30 and ounces out of the Top 12 after Day 1.
He had a small limit and was taking the time to retie and rig his rods before making an afternoon charge.
Photo: Ronnie Moore - He had a small limit and was taking the time to retie and rig his rods before making an afternoon charge.
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