After a slow start yesterday, Greg Vinson puts his second keeper in the boat. Photo by Michael Pate.
Local Sabine anglers are capitalizing on the beautiful weather today — providing a little extra pressure for the Elite anglers!
We finally found Day 1 leader Dean Rojas. We'd been driving around
back roads, dirt roads, and walking through brush trying to find him
for about an hour. On this river system that's a bit of a needle in a
Rojas tells us he has four keepers in the livewell. As we were talking he caught his 5th and another, then culled.
I talked to a gentleman who lives nearby. He told me he hooked a 40
pound gar in the same area where Rojas is fishing.
Kenyon Hill casts with city of Beaumont in the background.
We just heard from our Day 1 boat driver Keith Worthy, who by the way told us his dad calls him Diamond Head (due to being hard headed). Worthy is a bricklayer when he's not fishing.
He's following Hank Cherry today and reports he has two keepers so far. And that Terry Scroggins has two keepers as well.
Russ Lane snags an 8-pound redfish — not cool!
It usually gets me in trouble, thinking.....Well, here we go, anyway.
The sun is getting overhead and there isn't a cloud in the sky, from what I can see. The wind is next to nothing. Does that hurt what has already been a tough bite here in Orange, Texas? Ya'll weigh in and let us know what you think.
Bill Lowen and 2013 Classic champ Cliff Pace are sharing water. Photo by Doug Guins.