With roughly 20 minutes left, Fred Roumbanis is still lobbing his swimbait looking for another big bite. Most everyone is shuffling down toward the ramp. This weigh in is shaping up to be an exciting one.
On Sept. 23, 1987, Kevin VanDam fished his first B.A.S.S. event, the New York Invitational on the St. Lawrence River. Then 19, he finished 110th out of 311 anglers. He was in the money 38 times in his next 43 tournaments.