Matt Reed puts his first keeper in the boat. Photo by Bassmaster Marshal Roger Caldwell.
Watch GoPro footage of Cliff Prince as he loses a giant on Day 1 of the Bassmaster Elite at St. Johns River:
Scott Ashmore settin' the hook on #2. Photo by Bassmaster Marshal Ron Moore.
Woods with a small one to fill out an early limit. Photo by Bassmaster Marshal Randy Phillips.
Today, the wind is blowing somewhat harder than yesterday and as a result the boats are getting closer and closer together. Alot of the pros started farther out, but the wind is making it harder to bed fish in the tanic Florida water. Slack water is something to be desired right now.
"David Mullins starts his day off the right way. Got another one in the box just a tad bit smaller. Looking for three more." Photo by Bassmaster Marshal Zach Crabtree.
Evan Williams Bourbon, which for several years has sponsored at least one Bassmaster Elite Series event a season, is following suit in 2014.
View from take-off this morning on Stephen Browning's boat. Photo by Bassmaster Marshal Andrew Lawrence.
Florida lakes are known for being shallow. We're 400 yards from the bank and sitting in 1.2 feet of water.