Day 1 of the 2014 Old Milwaukee B.A.S.S. Nation Championship comes to a close and the anglers head in to see who comes out on top after round 1.
Alabama angler Coby Carden takes the lead with 11-8
Troy Danes becomes the first Australian angler to walk across the B.A.S.S. Nation Championship stage.
JJ Patton, representing the Iowa B.A.S.S. Nation, explains his weigh-in song by singing it for the audience.
"If Rocky had won his first fight, it wouldn't have been such a good story," Bassmaster Emcee Dave Mercer told Choe. "Yeah, there's going to be a Tony II and Tony III!" Choe said.
Chad Prough brings fans along for the ride.
Pennsylvania angler Daniel Gray waits to pulled be through to the B.A.S.S. Nation Championship stage. "I made a long run today, and I'm planning on going to my backup spot tomorrow," Gray said.
Top photo: Tony Chachere (who happens to be a familiar face on the Opens circuit), prepares for the hungry anglers sure to accost him after the weigh-in. Bottom photo: Chachere delivers!