Found Takahiro Omori not far from Martens. Omori is looking for sight fish. He told me his biggest one is about 8 pounds. He has 5 fish for 23 pounds.
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.