We start to idle away from KVD when he sets the hook with his long baitcasting rod. He's into a good bass and takes his time with it.
After working the bass at boatside for awhile, he swings what looks to be a 4-pounder over the side with his rod. The bass is quickly fixed to a culling float and dropped into his livewell.
We move a quarter mile or so to where JVD is fishing. He's drop shot fishing and has four in the box. Two of them will go 4 pounds.
"They look terrible," JVD says.
I heard that comment from several of the pros last night.