Ever since the rain stopped, the number of boats gathering to watch Britt Myers has grown steadily. It's up to 25 now, and all are courteously giving Myers plenty of room. He needs it, as Myers is working wide swaths of Douglas Lake, where schools of bass are holding deep.
"It's happening!" yelled Britt Myers as he added a 3-pounder to his limit that he estimates at 16 pounds now.
For a guy who's in third place, six pounds out of the lead, Jeremy Starks doesn't sound worried about overcoming that deficit.
Friday dawned cloudy and rainy, which was exactly what Chris Lane wanted to see on Day Two of the Douglas Lake Challenge.
A $100,000 game of musical chairs has unfolded after Day One of the Bassmaster Elite Series Douglas Lake Challenge. Don't get caught without a school of bass under you when the music stops and the fish start biting.
Elite Series rookie Brandon Card knows Douglas Lake well. As a native of nearby Caryville, Tenn., he's been fishing the big Tennessee Valley Authority impoundment since he was 14 years old.
Bull Shoals Lake proved to be a pleasant surprise during the TroKar Quest last week, mainly because the lake is on an upswing due to recent high-water years and a bass population that has exploded.
One fish on Texas' Lewisville Lake spawned a surge of confidence in Brent Chapman that has led him to the top of the Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year points race.
Britt Myers left West Sugarloaf Creek, and we had no desire to follow him out of here