Wild Card: Day Three launch

As the final morning of the 2013 Bassmaster Classic Wild Card presented by Star Tron begins, one angler will prepare to earn his berth in the 2014 Bassmaster Classic.

B.A.S.S. officials conducted live well checks before the final launch on Lake Okeechobee.
Photo: James Overstreet - B.A.S.S. officials conducted live well checks before the final launch on Lake Okeechobee.
Keith Poche pulls his rods from the rod locker.
Photo: James Overstreet - Keith Poche pulls his rods from the rod locker.
Cliff Prince secured the final Top 12 position on the final day of fishing.
Photo: James Overstreet - Cliff Prince secured the final Top 12 position on the final day of fishing.
Arnie Lane made the Top 12 with help of a 9 pound, 1 ounce kicker fish on Day Two.
Photo: James Overstreet - Arnie Lane made the Top 12 with help of a 9 pound, 1 ounce kicker fish on Day Two.
Shaye Baker and Jesse Tacoronte are sharing water and they got together to talk about the final day of fishing on Okeechobee.
Photo: James Overstreet - Shaye Baker and Jesse Tacoronte are sharing water and they got together to talk about the final day of fishing on Okeechobee.
Anglers make final preparations before the final day launch.
Photo: James Overstreet - Anglers make final preparations before the final day launch.
Shaye Baker and Chad Morganthaler hold down the top two positions going into the final day of the Bassmaster Classic Wild Card presented by Star Tron.
Photo: James Overstreet - Shaye Baker and Chad Morganthaler hold down the top two positions going into the final day of the Bassmaster Classic Wild Card presented by Star Tron.
Gary Clouse finishes off a cup of coffee while waiting on the official launch time.
Photo: James Overstreet - Gary Clouse finishes off a cup of coffee while waiting on the official launch time.
 Jeff Kriet starts the final day of fishing in 6th place with 36 pounds, 7 ounces.
Photo: James Overstreet - Jeff Kriet starts the final day of fishing in 6th place with 36 pounds, 7 ounces.
Derek Remitz is in 8th place with 35 pounds, 9 ounces.
Photo: James Overstreet - Derek Remitz is in 8th place with 35 pounds, 9 ounces.
Greg Hackney cleans his glasses before launch time.
Photo: James Overstreet - Greg Hackney cleans his glasses before launch time.
Anglers stage before the final take-off on Lake Okeechobee.
Photo: James Overstreet - Anglers stage before the final take-off on Lake Okeechobee.
Competitors stand for the national anthem.
Photo: James Overstreet - Competitors stand for the national anthem.
The final day of the Bassmaster Classic Wild Card is underway.
Photo: James Overstreet - The final day of the Bassmaster Classic Wild Card is underway.
Anglers speed to the their first fishing location.
Photo: James Overstreet - Anglers speed to the their first fishing location.