LAKEPORT, Calif. — OK, now we can start talking records. For a second straight day, the anglers of the Bassmaster Elite Series lugged copious amounts of portly largemouths out of Clear Lake on Friday, and speculation that the Golden State Shootout presented by Evan Williams Bourbon would produce a BASS record for biggest winning weight began to take on more credence.
Day Three of the 2007 Elite Series Duel on the Delta has Aaron Martens in the lead.
After winning the 2007 Elite Series Duel on the Delta, Aaron Martens told the California crowd what it meant to him to win in his home state.
Day One of the 2007 Elite Series Duel in the Delta has Mark Tyler catching a 10-6 bass and in the lead.
Byron Velvick was injured while getting ready for the Battle on the Border, but he's toughing it out on Lake Amistad.
"The Majors are going to be mind-blowing," said Alabama's Randy Howell. "There should be a carnival-type atmosphere similar to the Classic."
Bassmaster.com asked local tournament anglers Mark Perry and Chad Tregellas what to expect from the qualifiers-only event that will award the winner $250,000.
After one day it's apparent the competition for those top-12 spots will be fierce. With 55 fishermen in the field, only 2 pounds separates fourth place and 20th place in this second of three Bassmaster Major events.
Day Two of the 2006 Bassmaster American at Lake Wylie has Timmy Horton at the top of the leaderboard.
Consider, only two limits of five fish were brought to the scales Thursday. Seventeen anglers managed to land only one keeper fish and 11 other anglers were shut out completely.