It's just too hot to go after smallmouths on deep, clear waters during the day. But once the sun goes down, the action picks up.
Colorado’s balance carried it to the team title at the Western Divisional presented by Yamaha and Skeeter. Jay Salisbury, meanwhile, survived a charge by Curtis Spindler to take the individual crown.
Utah’s Jordan Lochhead edged Colorado’s Seth Willard in the 15-18 age bracket to advance to the Junior World Championship later this year.
Host team New Mexico will need to bring in some heavy limits today if it hopes to overtake Colorado on the final day of the Western Divisional presented by Yamaha and Skeeter.
Fed Nation Western Divisional: Colo. jumps 16-pound lead after two days
More high winds expected on second day of Fed Nation Western Divisional
Colorado anglers brought in five of the day’s 27 limits, anchored by Ed McCaw’s 10-6. His five-fish bag featured a 4-9 smallmouth.
Cold rain greeted anglers as they waited for takeoff on Day One of the Western Divisional presented by Yamaha and Skeeter on Navajo Lake.
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Eleven-year-old Conner Peitsmeyer made the most of his new rod and reel while fishing with his father on a cold morning in November at Aurora Reservoir.