2013 Elite Series Ramada Quest Bull Shoals Lake - Bull Shoals, AR, Apr 19 - 22, 2013

Day One Quotes

Jonathan Monk
Chris Zaldain shows off his Bulls Shoals trifecta on Friday - a smallmouth, largemouth and spotted bass.

About the author

James Overstreet

James Overstreet

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

“This lake is so big you can run a pattern or fish an area. Today I did neither.”  

– David Walker

“The change of weather was actually a positive for me.”

– Day One leader Greg Vinson

 “I got the Bull Shoals trifecta … a big smallmouth, a big largemouth and a big spot.”

– Chris Zaldain

“I got what I got.”

– Billy McCaghren

“You need longer arms or bigger fish.”

– B.A.S.S. emcee Dave Mercer to Bill Lowen

“One day you wear sandals, the next you got your snow boots on.”

– Bobby Lane on the changing weather while at Bull Shoals.

“Whatever I threw today, I ain’t throwing it tomorrow. Wherever I went today, I ain’t going back.”

 – Kevin Short