Bill Lowen has spent the majority of the first two days in the backwater where Chris Lane caught his big bag yesterday. On Friday he shared it with Matt Reed.
I talked to Chris Lane's Day Three observer Larry Beauboeuf, who declared Lane to be friendly, talkative and exceptionally confident.
Muddy water, big fish and stout tackle are the presumed recipe for a Red River victory but a number of contenders in this Classic are hoping to turn that alleged truism on its ear.
Alton Jones to another spot not far from the ramp.
Jones' heart was pounding exiting tight spot
Alton makes navigating skinny water look easy
Overstreet likes mudding when he has to.
The best lines overheard on Day Two of the 2012 Bassmaster Classic.
We left McDade and headed upriver. Halfway back we passed Jeff Kriet, so it's clear that he abandoned the pond by the ramp sooner than he did yesterday
Martens lands a 3-pound chunk, moves near 13-pound range