Mendendez approaches 20 pounds, has top bag of day so far.
Edwin Evers and Brandon Palaniuk started within shouting distance of each other.
A chilly morning greeted anglers on Day Three of the TroKar Quest.
"We're a greedy bunch," Britt Myers said. "In the morning, we're like just give me 14 (pounds). Then we get that and we want 15."
Britt Myers has the bass almost as fired up as he is.
Brandon Palaniuk never gave up, heading back onto the water after hitting ER to have hook removed, a defining moment.
Britt Myers said he might have had his best fishing day of his life yesterday.
Count Bobby Lane among the anglers astounded by the Bull Shoals Lake fishery.
"It's been a long time since I've been on a lake where you got this many bites," said Bill Lowen, who has rounded off the bill on his square-billed crankbait while working his way down a rocky bank.
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