First time Classic qualifier Josh Wagy said that with the water warming up and the wind expected to blow, his expectation is that the best bites will be shallower today.
Tracy Adams said the gap between him and leader Cliff Pace makes it unlikely that he'll take the Classic trophy home to North Carolina. Accordingly, his goal is to move up "as far as I can go."
A Japanese media crew asked Mike Iaconelli to hold the Classic trophy for a photo op.
Mike McClelland has caught all of his fish this week on a SPRO McStick 110 jerkbait in the following colors -- Midnight Blue, Ghost Norman Flake and Gray Ghost.
Maine's Jonathan Carter, had a couple of big bites yesterday that struck short and pulled off on the hookset. He's saved one spot all week that he hopes can produce a few more.
Bob Dunn came all the way from Monterrey, California to cheer on the Classic anglers this week.
Mike Iaconelli became emotional when he experienced mechanical issues during the day, but managed to rebound nicely with a big fish near the end of the day.
Hank Cherry has spent much of the first two days fishing in the same general area as KVD. While he's been awed by VanDam's spectator gallery, overall the experience has been a good one.
Bill Lowen had quality today but not quantity.