Ponds had part of it right. He predicted that the high water would have a huge impact on this event by spreading the fish and the fishing. And he also said the spawn would control the event.
Five pros failed to catch limits in the final. Here's why.
VanDamage, Duckett's waning bite and Faircloth's suddenly un-magic tree
In this photo gallery, you'll find weigh-in images from Day Four of the 2009 Elite Series Battle on the Border on Lake Amistad, near Del Rio, Texas.
After subpar finishes in 2008, Lintner, Browning and Short return to the top 12
Final day turning into battle of consistency versus big bags
In this photo gallery, you'll find images of the anglers, B.A.S.S. staff and ESPN crew as they prepare to launch on Day Four of the 2009 Elite Series Battle on the Border on Lake Amistad, near Del Rio, Texas.
The sun comes out, key waters clear up and Bobby Lane drags his Power-Poles
James Niggemeyer or Michael Iaconelli? Even a great spot could carry only one of the anglers splitting it
Kelly Jordon finishes mere 7 ounces from top-12 cut at Lake Amistad