Lee Bailey, one of the first to weigh fish, told the crowd quite sincerely that "everybody needs to say a private prayer for the guys who are still out there."
Day Two of the Bassmaster American, anglers are trying to stay in the game and make the cut.
Major #1: Bassmaster Memorial, Benbrook Lake Day Three
Pros tell Bassmaster.com what it will take to win the Bassmaster Memorial
Texas Major anglers tell Bassmaster.com what they think will transpire today
Major anglers tell Bassmaster.com where they fished and what they learned
Peter Thliveros win 2006 Bassmaster Memorial in Texas
Read how in the 2005 Bassmaster Open Championship on the Alabama River, Arkansas pro Mike McClelland caught his three pound lead, including three of his better fish on one little piece of wood in the river.
Michael Iaconelli began the Bassmaster Memorial by fishing a number of patterns and he met mixed results.
From 12 there came 6 to go on to the final day of the 2006 Bassmaster Memorial