Brandon Palaniuk was the last angler to launch his boat for the Bassmaster Elite Series TroKar Quest, but his Day One finish was first with a catch of 21 pounds, 9 ounces.
Check out the scene around the weigh-in on Day One at Bull Shoals.
Day One quotes from the pros fishing the 2012 TroKar Quest on Bull Shoals Lake.
Fletcher Shyrock was down after a bad day and was surprised Ish Monroe came to his aide.
There's one obvious question after seeing the Day One weigh-in of the Bassmaster Elite Series TroKar Quest: If Bull Shoals Lake is this good now, what will it be like three years from now?
Elite Series anglers canvassed Bull Shoals Lake in search of the biggest bass on Day One of the TroKar Quest.
Spinning gear usually takes a back seat to casting tackle on the Elite Series trail, but on Bull Shoals there could be a place for finesse.
The Elite field was out in full force as they prepared to blast off on Day One of the TroKar Quest, the third Elite Series event of the 2012 season.
Power fishing with baitcasting tackle and heavy line dominated the first two Elite tournaments but finesse fishing will play big at Bull Shoals.
Seven Elite anglers tell us who they see taking home the Trokar Quest trophy.