The fuses could be lit Friday for the biggest show in Classic history.
A day that typically is more show and searching turned serious at Lake Guntersville.
Wednesday's practice day will provide some clues about who is likely to win this year's GEICO Bassmaster Classic on Lake Guntersville.
The defending Bassmaster Classic champion is "heartbroken" about not being able to compete at Guntersville or anywhere else this year.
Brandon Palaniuk had a rollercoaster kind of year on the Bassmaster Elites Series in 2013.
Bassmaster.com writer Steve Wright recaps the 2013 Bassmaster Classic Wild Card presented by Star Tron with memorable notes and quotes.
Morgenthaler rallies for Classic Wild Card berth