2012 Elite Series Green Bay Challenge Lake Michigan - Green Bay, WI, Jun 28 - Jul 1, 2012

The Challenge: Day One Quotes

Overheard at the weigh-in

Stephen Kennedy
James Overstreet
Steve Kennedy joked: "Not sure what we're going to do tomorrow, we cleaned that place out."

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James Overstreet

James Overstreet

James Overstreet has been a photographer for Bassmaster since 2006, covering both the Elite Series and the Bassmaster Opens. 

Show us a couple of ‘Title Town’ toads.”

Dave Mercer to the crowd as Brandon Palaniuk held up his fish at the Day One weigh-in.

I’ve been burned by smallmouth before, so we’ll see what happens tomorrow.”

Brandon Palaniuk

It hurts when they catch them as good as they did.”

Mike McClelland

The thing about fishing in a crowd… its fun when you’re catching them, but when you’re watching them get caught, it’s not.”

David Walker

I threw back a lot of 3 ½ pounders today and didn’t fish five percent of my spots. I can’t imagine what it would be like if we could fish the Promised Land up north.”

Aaron Martens

This is one of those days I wish I could have over. I could get my hands on them, but couldn’t get them in the boat.”

Gary Klein

I had a big school of fish located as far north as we could fish, and threw out a marker buoy to make sure I didn’t go over the line. But I’m pretty sure they swam across the D.N.R. line.”

Paul Elias

Seventy-five percent of these fish are coming from a 3-mile stretch of water.”

Mark Davis

Not sure what we're going to do tomorrow, we cleaned that place out.”

Stephen Kennedy