2013 Elite Series Toyota All-Star Week and Evan Williams Bourbon Championship
Muskegon Lake and White Lake - Muskegon, MI, Sep 27 - 29, 2013

2013 Toyota All-Star Week blog

Zaldain with no.2

7:45 am EDT, Sep 27, 2013

Low expectations today

7:43 am EDT, Sep 27, 2013
Don't expect big weights at today's Day One All-Star weigh-in at Lake Muskegon. Hank Cherry said he couldn't find anything shallow in practice this week, so he's concentrating on deeper stuff today.
"I didn't catch many, but the ones I caught were good ones," Cherry said. "The goal is one bite an hour."
So what would five "good ones" weigh?
"About 14 pounds," Cherry said.
Skeet Reese has similar expectations.
"Twelve-and-a-half to 13 would be decent," Reese said. "I think you'll see 15 or 16 pounds. Thirteen is the number I've got in my head.
"I talked to several other guys. In 12 hours of practice, we were all getting 9 to 12 bites a day. That's in 12 hours."
The All-Stars will get 8 hours today.

All-Star in jeopardy

8:15 pm EDT, Sep 26, 2013

This was a question on the game show Jeopardy tonight. Perfect timing for the start of All Star Week.

Off the water

5:16 pm EDT, Sep 26, 2013

The pros were off the water by 2 pm today, and prepping for the first day of competition (Friday) before heading to the pre-tournament briefing.