Both Marty Stone and Alton Jones had a bass jump into their boat for the first time in their tournament lives — and add Jimmy Mize to that list, although he's had it happen before.
"You're going to see a couple of guys today that are not very high in the top 50 jump up and make the top 12. And you'll have a couple of guys who are way up there who will fall today."
Usually the first day of a Bassmaster Elite Series event provides a pretty solid pecking order for predicting who will make the top 50 cut that occurs after the Day Two weigh-in.
Unlike the others, the winner of the 2008 Bassmaster Classic, Alton Jones, would not change a thing about his performance.
"It's unbelievable, dude," Kriet said. "I don't think anybody around here works.
The Bassmaster Classic trophy made a lot of stops on the way to it's owner, Alton Jones.
Omori, who first came to the United States in 1992 understanding hardly a word of English, finished with 39 pounds, 2 ounces.
In this article, you can read how three veteran anglers, each a former Tournament Trail winner, are fishing diverse cover in three different seasons and catching their bass using the same lure and technique - swimming a jig.
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Roland Martin and a host of other pro anglers explain the importance of sensitivity to feeling while fishing.