Ott Defoe talks a fish into biting for his first cull of the day. Photo By Bassmaster Marshal Tim Patterson.
Photo by Bassmaster Marshal Troy Mims classifies this catch as a "swamp donkey".
Brandon Palaniuk has number three! Photo by Bassmaster Marshal Luke Cocke.
Not the one Ott Defoe was after, but number 5 is in the boat. And he wanted to prove he was smiling. Photo By Bassmaster Marshal Tim Patterson.
Mike Iaconelli has two in the box. Photo by Marshal Kevin Oleen.
Catch a glimpse of the Day 1 leader in this video:
Randall Tharp puts a nice one in the boat! Photo by Bassmaster Marshal Matt Palmer.
DeFoe has his eye on one to fill his limit. Photo by Marshal Tim Patterson.