Whereas Steve Kennedy had to catch more than 120 pounds of bass to hold off Skeet Reese at the Golden State Shootout at Clear Lake last month, anglers said that about half that amount would put them in contention on Clarks Hill Lake.
"I put Super Glue on all my cuts, try to keep them closed up. I'm going to need stitches on a couple of these cuts."
Day Two of the 2005 CITGO Bassmaster Southern Open on Lake Tohopekaliga has Terry 'Big Show" Scroggins in the lead.
Open qualifier holds off Reese, VanDam to win 37th Bassmaster Classic
The Chattanoogan: Kevin Van Dam storms into 2007 Classic lead
Rookie Classic angler Boyd Duckett of Demopolis pulled a stunner Sunday by shooting down favorites Kevin VanDam and Skeet Reese to become the first angler to win a Bassmaster Classic in his home state.
Boyd Duckett of Demopolis put himself in position to end a Bassmaster Classic jinx with an impressive catch Friday.
Alabama hasn't claimed a Bassmaster Classic winner in 22 years but it now at least has a couple of pro fishermen with big targets on their backs.
Boyd Duckett became the first angler in Bassmaster Classic history to win the title in his home state, taking the $500,000 top prize by 6 ounces Sunday with a three-day total of 48 pounds, 10 ounces.