Palaniuk’s misfortune stirred sympathy from Elites, but the reality is, it also meant opportunity for those who have had their share of disappointment.
The pros show off their catches from Day Three on the Mississippi River.
After three days of competition, Aaron Martens was just 7 ounces from victory in last year's Bassmaster Elite Series event on the Mississippi River. Now Martens gets to play out a similar scenario on the same river, and he's going for big bass in the same spot that put him in contention in 2012. And, oddly enough, once again 7 ounces plays into his game.
Check out the Elite pros on the water on Day Three of the Diet Mountain Dew Mississippi River Rumble presented by Power-Pole in La Crosse, Wis.
Under fierce weather conditions, the Top 50 Elite pros launched into the Mighty Mississippi to battle for the biggest bag.