2013 Bassmaster Classic Grand Lake O' the Cherokees - Tulsa, OK, Feb 22 - 24, 2013

Lesson learned the hard way

8:27 am CST, Feb 23, 2013 | By Steve Wright

Jason Christie got cold water thrown in his face yesterday. He did it to himself.

 

Christie was attempting to land an estimated 4 1/2-pounder that barely had one hook of a treble in its lip. He briefly touched the fish before it came unhooked. It would have allowed him to cull a 2-pounder from his livewell, so Christie (18-12) literally touched 20 pounds Friday.

 

The lesson: "When you lose a big one, and it's 22 degrees, don't slap the water," Christie said.

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