Topics: Elite

Quotes from Day One

Jul 14, 2007

Per usual, the pros were talking a good game at the weigh-in on Day Three of the Champion's Choice presented by Toyota Tundra. Here were some of the best lines:

A One-Horton Race

Jul 14, 2007

As the weigh-in on Day Three of the Champion's Choice presented by Toyota Tundra wound down, Shaw Grigsby sidled up to Timmy Horton, who was watching the standings backstage.

2007 Elite Series - Champion's Choice: Smallmouth bite

Jul 14, 2007

"Every day's different with these smallmouths," said Cook. "We had a bunch of big fish follow the bait today. It's just that their attitude wasn't very good today."

2007 Elite Series - Champion's Choice: Co-angler

Jul 14, 2007

"I'm fortunate in that I've fished this lake a lot under a lot of different conditions," he said. "I couldn't have asked to fish with three nicer people who took such good care of me."

Select Elite Pros catching early and often

Jul 14, 2007

Guys fishing for green fish way south of the Plattsburgh Boat Basin particularly leader Timmy Horton who's got over six and a half pounds on his nearest competitor seemingly have things in hand as the flags and trees lay still on the western shore of Lake Champlain.

2007 Elite Series - Champion's Choice: Hot pursuit

Jul 14, 2007

"Twenty-one pounds on five casts!" he said. "We're in trouble. We're so in trouble."

2007 Elite Series - Champion's Choice: Day Two quotes

Jul 13, 2007

"I ran all the way down to Ticonderoga, went to the rod box. It was locked, and I realized my wife had the keys to it back in the truck. It went downhill from there."

2007 Elite Series - Champion's Choice: Day Two co-angler

Jul 13, 2007

No one-trick pony, Lampier weighed in 14-7 worth of largemouths out of the Ticonderoga grass beds on Day One, but nearly duplicated it with the brown fish on Day Two.

2007 Elite Series - Champion's Choice: Day Two Horton

Jul 13, 2007

Horton admitted earlier on stage that he had caught many hefty fish among his 24-pound, 12-ounce limit. He hoped out loud that he hadn't "burned" too many of them.

Rain could help some, hinder others making long run

Jul 13, 2007

Steady, spitting rain descended on the Plattsburgh Boat Basin from the west at 5:20 this morning, creating an eerie sunrise over the Vermont mountaintops as anglers prepped for Day Two of the Elite Series on Lake Champlain.

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