Justin Lucas flips up a big one on Day 1 of the Sacramento Bassmaster Elite at Sacramento River.
The local pros know where the big ones go, as evidenced by the heavy local presence at the top of the leaderboard at the Sacramento River.
Best lines during Day 1 of the Bassmaster Elite at Sacramento River.
See the Elites takeoff on Day 1 of the Bassmaster Elite at Sacramento River.
Don't just pick California guys; go with ones who are good with a flippin' rod or with a frog.
I’m not usually a big proponent of local advantage in Elite Series tournaments, but in this case, I think some past experience will come in handy. It’s going to be a track meet where a track record will help.
Skeet Reese has expertise on the Sacramento River and also knows the Bassmaster Elite Series pros extremely well, so he might do better at predicting the top pros on this water than anyone else could.
One of the most common misconceptions about professional bass fishing is that the anglers who live close to whatever venue we’re fishing are going to have some great advantage in the tournament.