A look at the action during Day One of the Ramada Championship.
Brent Chapman has moved back into the lead with a total of 16-12, according to the latest BASSTrakk figures.
Ounces, not pounds, can mean everything at Oneida Lake.
I was really impressed with Faircloth in the hour or so that I spent with him this morning. When he first began getting a lot of attention back in 2008, during that Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year race, he was fresh to the media attention being poured on. As a relative quiet Texan, that must not have been easy. However, it's evident the experience has been good for him.
How many hours have you spent practicing the craft of bass fishing? I asked myself that question to see where I was on Malcolm Gladwell's 10,000-hour scale.
DeFoe has decided to leave this bank and is headed back to some of the extremely shallow water where he caught his first three keepers. The area is sensitive enough that we are going to let him have it. Instead we are headed in to get a gallery up before the weigh in. DeFoe still has some work to do, but he's simply shown no signs of panicking. We expect him to finish his limit.
Elite Anglers get started on Day One on Oneida Lake.
The problem with smallmouth is that they can be so aggressive they are often hard to put in the boat.
Ott DeFoe has been fishing banks on the north side of Oneida for about 90 minutes.
It's important to remember that in this 97-man field, there are 47 Elite Series pros on Oneida Lake without BASSTrakk.