Brent Chapman says leading AOY standings not that important now.
Mark Menendez moving up the leaderboard with solid bag.
Trying to catch up, Keith Poche lands two at a time.
Just five minutes later, a big score -- a 5-pounder that's barely hooked and jumping. It's in the boat and he's now at four fish with a total between 12 and 13 pounds. Five more minutes and number five is in -- 3 pounds for a limit that's 15 to 16 pounds. Zona texts me that a change in cast angles has been the key to this flurry.
Brandon finds the going slow then moves out to almost the center of this creek and instantly bangs out a two pounder then a three.
Bull Shoals is producing a lot of fish catches.
Photographer James Overstreet and I just caught up with Matt Herren
No more bites since the first fish for Brandon Palaniuk, but Fletcher Shryock thinks he's got his lineup narrowed down.
Brandon Palaniuk has his first fish, a 3 pounder on a crankbait. Zona says he's still trying to locate the school, but that solid fish means he could be getting close. Lots of bait on the graph.
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