The elite anglers competing in the Bassmaster Southern Challenge presented by Berkley pointed to one thing that will determine the winner of this tournament.
Elite Series: Lake Guntersville Day One
The elite anglers reached shore before heavy thunderstorms rocked northern Alabama Thursday afternoon.They probably won't be as lucky Friday.
Michael Iaconelli Ekes out Lake Guntersville win
Some even relish the continuing drizzle and slight winds that greeted the 50 remaining Bassmaster Elite Series anglers
Michael Iaconelli has held the lead twice before in Bassmaster tournaments on Lake Guntersville. But both times, Iaconelli failed to collect a win.
The action figures to lean toward a post-spawn bite. Huge bags, which were seen in earlier tour stops this year, don't figure to be the norm here, however.
Many of the 55 anglers competing in the Bassmaster Memorial know that if they're to survive Friday's cut to 12, they'll have to pull a fairly sizable bag of fish from Eagle Mountain Lake.