2007 Elite Series - Sunshine Showdown Kissimmee Chain of Lakes - Kissimmee, FL, Sep 13 - 16, 2007

Day Two Angler quotes

"Today was the most important day of the year and luckily, I didn't let any of them go."

KISSIMMEE, Fla. — The best of what the Elite Series anglers had to say on Day Two of the Sunshine Showdown presented by Allstate Boat Insurance.

"The pressure I was looking at was that if I didn't catch them, I don't come back."
Marty Stone, explaining his situation after weighing in only 3 pounds, 4 ounces over two days

"There are plenty of fish in my area — both me and my partner have caught limits both days."
Glenn DeLong, who sits in fourth place

"I'm catching big fish, I'm just not catching enough fish."
Jon Bondy

"I'm so glad this season is over. This is the worst season I've ever had."
Lee Bailey, who finished in 80th and was in 76th in AOY points coming in

"Today was the most important day of the year and luckily, I didn't let any of them go." Matt Sphar, who all but secured his place in the 2008 Classic

"I enjoy fishing, but it is getting hard."
Rick Clunn, talking about the mental strain of fishing the BASS Elite Series

"I don't think I caught a two pounder all week in practice, so today made up for that."
Brent Chapman, after taking the lead with an 18-pound, 12-ounce bag

"It's harder to catch the second time."

Kevin VanDam, after watching his co-angler have trouble getting his only bass out of the livewell to weigh-in.

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