Just a few images from takeoff at day two of the FLW Cup on Lake Hamilton near Hot Springs, Arkansas.
Anglers were giving early morning interviews
Terry Bolton was giving an interview on Lew’s Facebook page this morning in the dark early minutes at takeoff.
Anglers about to head out
Boats were lined up and the anglers were saying their final goodbyes to friends and family that came out to the launch on Hot Springs to see them off.
Nick Lebrun signed his spinnerbait for a young fan
Nick Lebrun pulled one of his Signature V&M spinnerbaits out of his boat and signed it for a young fan that came out to launch this morning.
Matt Reed talking to family before blast off
Matt Reed was on the phone as the sun was just creeping up no doubt getting well wishes from family and friends.
The Castledines enjoy a few moments of family time
Todd Castledine was enjoying a few moments with his wife and kids before he headed out.
Thrift is getting in the zone
Bryan Thrift seems laid back on the morning of day two.
B. Lat and Redington idle out at takeoff
Brian Latimer and Tom Redington idle out to blast off.
Zack Birge dials in on his starting location
Zack Birge checks a few spots on his Lowrance HDS Live units.
Cox, Dudley and Nixon wait to blast off
John Cox, David Dudley and Larry Nixon await their boat numbers to be called.
Dacy and Terry Bolton Hugs of Encouragement
Dacy Bolton gives husband a hug and some words of encouragement after a tough start to the FLW Cup. Bolton had a good practice and was very disappointed with how things went on day one.
Anglers at the national anthem
Anglers show respect during the National Anthem.
Family out supporting their anglers
Family support is a big part of big league tournament fishing.
Sunscreen getting applied in the last few seconds before blast off.
Bolton idles out
A lot of anglers hoping they make the right adjustments today to make the top 10 cut for Sunday.
Anglers have been racing to their next spots all morning
There has been a lot of racing around this morning.