ANDERSON, S.C. — Best quotes from Day One of the Bassmaster Classic.
"This is not the place to experiment."
— Brent Chapman, 20th place, 13 pounds, 6 ounces
"It's cold. It was hot."
— Takahiro Omori, 36th, 8-10, in response to the difference between this Classic and his winning Classic
"It'll be full of weekenders for everybody."
— Alton Jones, Jr., 10th, 17-5, on lake traffic.
"I'm not looking forward to sticking my hand in that cold water."
— Todd Faircloth, 9th, 17-10, to his truck driver
"I fished 'em all day. It just didn't work out."
— Gerald Swindle, 34th, 9-12, on docks
"I actually thought the fishing was better with the sun out."
— Scott Rook, 2nd, 20-13
"I'm going to push what I'm doing to see what I do with the sun."
— Jeff Kriet, 23rd, 12-15