Brian Hugdins said: "I had a seven pounder and a six pounder next to the boat today, but when I reached down to get them, they spit the bait."
The temperature rise could bring largemouth bass into play in the pros' strategies despite the fact that Lay Lake has a large population of spotted bass.
Jared Lintner asked Kennedy, "Why are you shaking? Is it because you're about to win?"
Just before daybreak on what could be the biggest day of his career, Greg Gutierrez was rummaging in a compartment in the bow of his boat, looking into a tackle box, rustling plastic sacks.
His bag bulged like a college student's laundry sack. He might as well have been submerging a suitcase.
No angler is hotter, but several are close enough to give Gutierrez a tight chase.
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.
Santee Cooper Reservoir is all the rage. And rightfully so.
Amidst thunderstorms and hail the roster was cut to 50 at the Citgo Bassmaster Southern Challenge.
Day One of the 2006 Elite Series Southern Challenge has Denny Brauer and Alton Jones tied for first place.