Topics: Elite

Vinson hooks up with big (white) bass

Apr 21, 2013

Vinson made a cast to the juice and immediately hooked up. You could tell by how his body language set up it was a good one.   But it turned out to be a big white bass.  

Snowden on track

Apr 21, 2013

BASSTrakk currently shows Brian Snowden in second place. Snowden is from this region and has loads of experience fishing Ozark Mountain lakes. Many of the pros predicted that he would be a contender here. They were right.  

Vinson fishing his main spot

Apr 21, 2013

Vinson has made it out to his primary area. Between what he did with his boat and the wind it appears as if most of the debris has moved to the back of the pocket he was in. He's slowly working his juicy area now with little trouble.

Evers boats a smallie

Apr 21, 2013

Photo by Bassmaster Marshal Mark Woods

Getting windy

Apr 21, 2013

The wind is blowing now. Not a whole, just an almost perfect breeze if you are fishing.   For Vinson, though, it could be a blessing or a curse. All that debris he moved with his boat is being pushed back to his bank  

J. Todd Tucker lands one

Apr 21, 2013

Photo by Bassmaster Marshal Lance Roe

Scroggins boats a 3-pound smallmouth

Apr 21, 2013

Photo by Bassmaster Marshal Tim Dail

Klein bags fourth

Apr 21, 2013

Gary Klein with his fourth keeper. (Photo by marshal Mike Wyatt)

Survive and advance

Apr 21, 2013

My last note covered the 16 anglers who have missed every cut so far in 2013.

Water 59 degrees

Apr 21, 2013

The water where Scalon is fishing is already 59 degrees. I suspect that most of the pros will catch more bass today than yesterday.   Then again, quality, not quantity, is the name of the game. Any pro that solves the kicker bass puzzle will make a big jump in the standings.

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