In a span of 10 minutes, we've seen two big 4-pounders by Zaldain, and finally Faircloth answers with his own, probably around the same weight. There's a reason these guys are fishing on Sunday, they've figured something out in this cove.
I photographed takeoff and then got to Jacob Powroznik. As I approached him, he was catching his first keeper. I have been covering him for 10 minutes now, and he has four fish in the livewell. He is finesse fishing.
Dave Mercer interviews tournament leader Greg Hackney before takeoff on Championship Sunday.
Today Steve Bowman and I are watching Todd Faircloth and Chris Zaldain. They are fishing the same area and we expect a productive morning. Zaldain is on the board as I type this with a 4-pounder.
There will be no 2015 Classic appearance after 24 in a row for Kevin VanDam.