Most of the anglers at the Bassmaster American are pleasantly surprised with their Day One weights.
No angler is hotter, but several are close enough to give Gutierrez a tight chase.
The three questions posed to anglers were: What will be the 12-man cut weight? Who other than leader Greg Gutierrez has the best chance of winning? And to what extent are you using swimbaits?
LAKEPORT, Calif. — OK, now we can start talking records. For a second straight day, the anglers of the Bassmaster Elite Series lugged copious amounts of portly largemouths out of Clear Lake on Friday, and speculation that the Golden State Shootout presented by Evan Williams Bourbon would produce a BASS record for biggest winning weight began to take on more credence.
Day One of the 2007 Elite Series Duel in the Delta has Mark Tyler catching a 10-6 bass and in the lead.
Lake Amistad is proving to be a fickle friend to the anglers at the Battle on the Border.
Steve Kennedy brought in the big numbers, but so did everyone else. Kennedy leads by only 10 ounces.
Many of the 55 anglers competing in the Bassmaster Memorial know that if they're to survive Friday's cut to 12, they'll have to pull a fairly sizable bag of fish from Eagle Mountain Lake.
It's down to the 12 finalists in the CITGO Bassmaster Elite Series.
Michael Iaconelli wins the 2006 Bassmaster Elite Series Southern Challenge on Lake Guntersville.