Here are five things to watch as the BASSfest four-day tournament progresses.
Lance Roe has Marshaled for two Elite Series winners in a row – both on their best days.
Jason Christie prevailed on Lake Dardanelle but he truly believed a 7-pounder he lost on Day 3 would cost him the tournament. That assumption never left him until the last fish was weighed.
Short of a Bassmaster Classic, last week's Lake Dardanelle Elite Series tournament was as much of a nail-biting, down-to-the-wire thriller as you'll ever witness in this sport.