Topics: Elite

Snowden has 2 pounds

Mar 16, 2013

Brian Snowden is catching small ones. He only has one in the boat right now.  Photo by Chuck Cobb

Matt Herren has one

Mar 16, 2013

Morris caught a fourth

Mar 16, 2013

Rick Morris now has his fourth fish in the boat.   Photo by Jeff Cox

Spectators gathering

Mar 16, 2013

The spectator boats have gathered at the mouth of the cut where Terry Scroggins and Brent Chapman are fishing. This is actually where Scroggins caught his 5-pounder on Thursday, contrary to my earlier misinformation. Now Scroggins is on the move again.

Dennis Tietje makes friends

Mar 16, 2013

Dennis Tietje makes friends with a gator that is hanging out close to his fishing spot. Photo by Cory Harris

Bean and Bordelon

Mar 16, 2013

Today we have two great guys working to keep us out of trouble, Jackson Bean (left) and Kyle Bordelon.   Jackson is actually the Marshal for Dean Rojas. But he's with us because we have our ESPN cameraman on the boat with Rojas. We'll get him back in the boat before long. In civilian life, Bean is a dentist in Greenville, Texas, east of Dallas.  

Spectators talk bass fishing and more

Mar 16, 2013

  This is Tony (left) and Mark hanging out on a warm Saturday morning, drinking a beer and talking about bass fishing. They live near Sulphur, La. Tony fishes this area often and has been after a six foot gar for about two years. He's caught him twice. But the gar got off both times. And by the way he raised an alligator here as well.

Fred Roumbanis fishes the Westfork River

Mar 16, 2013

Photo by Kevin Robbins

Scroggins on the Calcasieu

Mar 16, 2013

Terry Scroggins is running and gunning, as much as anyone can do that way up in the Calcasieu River. He stopped where he caught his big fish yesterday and added his second keeper today. Then he was off again. Now he has joined Brent Chapman in another small backwater area off the main river channel. They are working opposite sides of the bank, within casting distance of each other.  Photo by Kevin Robbins

Klein struggling

Mar 16, 2013

Gary Klein just gave the hi sign as we meet near the water at this 2013 Elite Series opener. Gary is having a rough go of it so far it appears. His Marshal signaled one fish about 2 pounds. I am going to catch back up with Cliff Crochet and see what he has rolling right now.

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