Three Elite Series pros made a splash Friday on Lake Amistad before they ever cast a lure.
Canceling what would have otherwise been the first day of the Battle on the Border presented by Mahindra Tractors obviously changes the complexion of the tournament on Lake Amistad.
Thursday, when a weather forecast of high winds forced cancellation of opening day for the Bassmaster Elite Series Battle on the Border, presented by Mahindra Tractors.
In this photo gallery, you'll find images of the anglers as they prepare to launch on Day One of the 2008 Elite Series Lone Star Shootout on Falcon Lake, near Zapata, Texas.
Weights were way down Saturday, and angler after angler came across the stage talking about how their spots on the Harris Chain of Lakes had became worthless.
Omori, who first came to the United States in 1992 understanding hardly a word of English, finished with 39 pounds, 2 ounces.
Challenging best describes the 2003-2004 tournament season as new qualifying formats, stiff competition, unpredictable weather and diverse waters put the competitors to the test.
"Winter is one of my favorite times, especially for clear man-made reservoirs."