Scott Rook of Little Rock, Ark., is another angler under pressure this week.
Nothing is certain in this game, but it would be hard to imagine Brent Chapman falling from his perch atop the Toyota Tundra Angler of the Year standings.
The first tournament day of the Ramada Championship on Oneida Lake turned out like so many Elite Series events do...
Brandon Palaniuk is fishing under no pressure at Oneida Lake.
Brent Chapman was operating under the heaviest weight of all – not blowing a lead in the last event – and he put some serious distance between himself and his closest competitors on Day One.
Brent Chapman has moved back into the lead with a total of 16-12, according to the latest BASSTrakk figures.
Ounces, not pounds, can mean everything at Oneida Lake.
It's important to remember that in this 97-man field, there are 47 Elite Series pros on Oneida Lake without BASSTrakk.
That slow down in the bite we were anticipating has officially kicked in.
With the third hour of Day One now on the record, we've got a glimpse of the early morning bite at Oneida Lake. It seems to be holding steady.