Californians are doing very well on Day One at Lake Dardanelle.
Brent Chapman hoping Day Two at the Bassmaster Memorial will be a lot different than Day One.
The winds blew, the waves crested and the Bassmaster Elite Series pros dragged scads of smallmouth bass across the scales.
Denny Brauer put the soft plastic tube bait on the map for angler's when he won the 1998 Bassmaster Classic using it.
Edwin Evers captures Day One lead at the Bassmaster American.
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.
"The only home field advantage I see right now is I won't get lost. I know where all the places are, and I know how to get there and get back."