It took 20 minutes, but Alton Jones landed the big fish he's been set up on.
Walker said earlier that the key time for him is from 1 p.m. To 3 p.m. ET. We are about an hour away.
Takahiro did have a "big one" right up to the boat. "It made a huge splash and then got off".
We are seeing more bass on beds than we did earlier this morning.
Jones says there's a 5-pounder near the marker buoy he threw out earlier, which he is now fishing.
Alton Jones slowly bent down to his knees and laid his rod on the boat deck, as if he were setting an egg on a granite countertop.
Alton Jones' Power Poles went down and he promptly put his third bass of the day in the boat.
It's almost like he's hunting for deer. He moves, stops and looks for motion around a bed.
There's definitely a stealth factor when trying to ease up on bedding bass.
We just got in close enough to speak with Alton Jones, who told us he has a 3-pounder in the livewell.