Wind and waves

An unexpected day off for the Northern Open #3 leads photographer James Overstreet around Sandusky, Ohio.

Strong north winds begin to blow overnight into the morning; Day Two of the Bass Pro Shops Northern Open #3 is postponed until Sat.
Photo: James Overstreet - Strong north winds begin to blow overnight into the morning; Day Two of the Bass Pro Shops Northern Open #3 is postponed until Sat.
There was a daybreak forecast of north winds of 15-25 MPH and wave heights 5-7 feet on Lake Erie.
Photo: James Overstreet - There was a daybreak forecast of north winds of 15-25 MPH and wave heights 5-7 feet on Lake Erie.
Geese found a place to lay low in calmer water.
Photo: James Overstreet - Geese found a place to lay low in calmer water.
Local anglers say a north wind on Erie can be hard on people and boats.
Photo: James Overstreet - Local anglers say a north wind on Erie can be hard on people and boats.
Wind and waves crash a seawall along Lake Erie’s south shoreline.
Photo: James Overstreet - Wind and waves crash a seawall along Lake Erie’s south shoreline.
Waves crash into the rocks.
Photo: James Overstreet - Waves crash into the rocks.
With today’s cancellation, there will be no roller coaster type boat rides for anglers on Day Two.
Photo: James Overstreet - With today’s cancellation, there will be no roller coaster type boat rides for anglers on Day Two.
The wind howls across Lighthouse Point.
Photo: James Overstreet - The wind howls across Lighthouse Point.
Today is a day you need a bigger boat, similar to the Jet Express III.
Photo: James Overstreet - Today is a day you need a bigger boat, similar to the Jet Express III.
Nobody wanted to sit at the dock on the bay this morning.
Photo: James Overstreet - Nobody wanted to sit at the dock on the bay this morning.
The jagged edges on the horizon indicate big waves on Lake Erie.
Photo: James Overstreet - The jagged edges on the horizon indicate big waves on Lake Erie.
The weigh in site was beaten a bit from overnight winds.
Photo: James Overstreet - The weigh in site was beaten a bit from overnight winds.
B.A.S.S. staff member Tony Quick was working to batten down the hatches and get the venue ready for Saturday.
Photo: James Overstreet - B.A.S.S. staff member Tony Quick was working to batten down the hatches and get the venue ready for Saturday.
The Information Board took a hit.
Photo: James Overstreet - The Information Board took a hit.
The entire field of anglers will fish on Saturday to decide a champion.
Photo: James Overstreet - The entire field of anglers will fish on Saturday to decide a champion.
Waves along the seawall at Battery Park in Sandusky, OH.
Photo: James Overstreet - Waves along the seawall at Battery Park in Sandusky, OH.
White caps were trying to develop on the walkway.
Photo: James Overstreet - White caps were trying to develop on the walkway.
Safe harbor is a good place to have your boat today.
Photo: James Overstreet - Safe harbor is a good place to have your boat today.
Windmills and flag poles were getting a workout.
Photo: James Overstreet - Windmills and flag poles were getting a workout.
With the day off, a perch sandwich is a good idea for lunch.
Photo: James Overstreet - With the day off, a perch sandwich is a good idea for lunch.
The New Sandusky Fish Company is reputed to have the best perch sandwich in town.
Photo: James Overstreet - The New Sandusky Fish Company is reputed to have the best perch sandwich in town.
The perch used to make their sandwiches is as fresh as it gets.
Photo: James Overstreet - The perch used to make their sandwiches is as fresh as it gets.
The end result!
Photo: James Overstreet - The end result!