St. Johns: Day Two on the water

Our cameras are tracking anglers on the water at the 2012 Bassmaster Elite Series St. Johns River Showdown.

<p> 	Cliff Prince stops to fish a stretch of boat docks along the main river channel. </p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Cliff Prince stops to fish a stretch of boat docks along the main river channel.
<p> 	Prince started Day Two in 24th place with 15 pounds, 10 ounces. </p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Prince started Day Two in 24th place with 15 pounds, 10 ounces.
<p> 	Day One leader J Todd Tucker strains to move his boat about in shallow water with a push pole.</p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Day One leader J Todd Tucker strains to move his boat about in shallow water with a push pole.
<p> 	 </p> <p> 	Tucker stopped often to clean his sunglasses. </p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Tucker stopped often to clean his sunglasses.
<p> 	Tucker marks a bed with a piece of cane, that he will come back and fish in the afternoon. </p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Tucker marks a bed with a piece of cane, that he will come back and fish in the afternoon.
<p> 	After marking the bed it was back to work, looking for more bedding fish.</p>
Photo: James Overstreet - After marking the bed it was back to work, looking for more bedding fish.
<p> 	Several anglers were crowded into this popular spawning area in Lake George. </p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Several anglers were crowded into this popular spawning area in Lake George.
<p> 	Manatee zones surround Lake George, and boats must move slowly when 1500 feet from the shoreline.</p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Manatee zones surround Lake George, and boats must move slowly when 1500 feet from the shoreline.
<p> 	Jason Williamson stares into the water looking for bedding fish. </p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Jason Williamson stares into the water looking for bedding fish.
<p> 	James Niggemeyer, Casey Scanlon, and Jared Miller were fishing a cast apart from one another.</p>
Photo: James Overstreet - James Niggemeyer, Casey Scanlon, and Jared Miller were fishing a cast apart from one another.
<p> 	Despite fishing in a crowd, Niggemeyer was able to catch a keeper fish and place it in the livewell.</p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Despite fishing in a crowd, Niggemeyer was able to catch a keeper fish and place it in the livewell.
<p> 	Andy Montgomery was bed fishing and fights a fish from the vegetation surrounding the bed.</p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Andy Montgomery was bed fishing and fights a fish from the vegetation surrounding the bed.
<p> 	After pulling the fish free, Montgomery heaves the fish into the boat.</p>
Photo: James Overstreet - After pulling the fish free, Montgomery heaves the fish into the boat.
<p> 	Pete Ponds fishes along the scenic shoreline of Lake George.</p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Pete Ponds fishes along the scenic shoreline of Lake George.
<p> 	Jason Williamson shields his eyes against the glare from the sun.</p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Jason Williamson shields his eyes against the glare from the sun.
<p> 	Andy Montgomery was getting a workout on the push pole.</p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Andy Montgomery was getting a workout on the push pole.
<p> 	Williamson jerks a small buck bass from its bed.</p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Williamson jerks a small buck bass from its bed.
<p> 	Jared Miller started the morning in 50th place with 12 pounds.</p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Jared Miller started the morning in 50th place with 12 pounds.
<p> 	Ott DeFoe fights his best fish of the morning to the boat. </p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Ott DeFoe fights his best fish of the morning to the boat.
<p> 	The fish jumped often, trying to free itself from the hook. </p>
Photo: James Overstreet - The fish jumped often, trying to free itself from the hook.
<p> 	The fish surges to the bottom after tail-walking next to the boat. </p>
Photo: James Overstreet - The fish surges to the bottom after tail-walking next to the boat.
<p> 	After an intense battle next to the boat, DeFoe pulls the fish safely aboard.</p>
Photo: James Overstreet - After an intense battle next to the boat, DeFoe pulls the fish safely aboard.
<p> 	DeFoe places the fish into his livewell.</p>
Photo: James Overstreet - DeFoe places the fish into his livewell.
<p> 	Cliff Crochet had a stretch of docks along the St. Johns River all to himself.</p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Cliff Crochet had a stretch of docks along the St. Johns River all to himself.
<p> 	Michael Simonton makes a move on the St. Johns River.</p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Michael Simonton makes a move on the St. Johns River.
<p> 	Cliff Crochet started the day in fifth place with 21 pounds, 5 ounces. </p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Cliff Crochet started the day in fifth place with 21 pounds, 5 ounces.
<p> 	Bernie Schultz moved away from some of the crowded spawning areas to fish a stretch of boat docks.</p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Bernie Schultz moved away from some of the crowded spawning areas to fish a stretch of boat docks.
<p> 	Bill Lowen went looking for a repeat of his 22-pound, 3-ounce bag from Day One.</p>
Photo: Darren Jacobson - Bill Lowen went looking for a repeat of his 22-pound, 3-ounce bag from Day One.
<p> 	Our cameras spotted a diver on the St. Johns.</p>
Photo: Darren Jacobson - Our cameras spotted a diver on the St. Johns.
<p> 	Alton Jones and J Todd Tucker are fishing in whispering distance of each other.</p>
Photo: Darren Jacobson - Alton Jones and J Todd Tucker are fishing in whispering distance of each other.
<p> 	J Todd Tucker returns to his sight fishing game plan after yesterday's 24-pound bag proved to him that the bedding bass were biting.</p>
Photo: Darren Jacobson - J Todd Tucker returns to his sight fishing game plan after yesterday's 24-pound bag proved to him that the bedding bass were biting.
<p> 	Gerald Swindle targets docks on Day Two after bringing in only 11 pounds, 11 ounces on Day One.</p>
Photo: Darren Jacobson - Gerald Swindle targets docks on Day Two after bringing in only 11 pounds, 11 ounces on Day One.
<p> 	Stephen Browning gets a boil on the surface...</p>
Photo: Darren Jacobson - Stephen Browning gets a boil on the surface...
<p> 	... and he manages to hang on and bring the beauty into the boat.</p>
Photo: Darren Jacobson - ... and he manages to hang on and bring the beauty into the boat.
<p> 	Brandon Palaniuk fishes a point and hopes for better than his Day One weight of 11-1.</p>
Photo: Darren Jacobson - Brandon Palaniuk fishes a point and hopes for better than his Day One weight of 11-1.
<p> 	Tommy Biffle nabs a big-bellied bass.</p>
Photo: Darren Jacobson - Tommy Biffle nabs a big-bellied bass.
<p> 	John Crews gets a strike.</p>
Photo: Darren Jacobson - John Crews gets a strike.