JWC's Heaton and Wood filling the livewell

Chase Heaton and Ryan Wood have established the closest thing to a pattern that I've seen so far today. They're fishing near the midpoint of Pool 9 where a half-dozen jetties line up through a mile-long stretch. Heaton just put his second fish in the boat with a silver lipless crankbait. As I was writing the last sentence, Wood caught his fourth keeper today. He estimated his weight at about 7 pounds.


Fishing jetty tips is a tried-and-true technique on the Arkansas River, and the Western Division representatives have found a good place to run this pattern. Without wasting a lot of time running, they're jumping from jetty to jetty in this short stretch, and it seems to be paying off.