A consistent Cliff Pace not only kept his Day One lead, but he pulled away from his closest competition and goes into the final day with 7-pound lead.
More photos from the Day Two launch of the 2013 Bassmaster Classic.
The story's in the standings and who still has a chance to win ...
Cliff Pace and Michael Iaconelli are tied for first place on Day One of the Bassmaster Classic.
Competitive bass fishing can be a harsh mistress, but for some of the sport's top anglers, the first day of the Bassmaster Classic was downright ruthless.
Wild expectations changed into high probabilities overnight at Grand Lake on Day One of the Bassmaster Classic.
If you could imagine how a first day of a Bassmaster Classic would go, this would be it. I couldn’t be happier. There was a good bite in the morning and then another good bite in the afternoon.
After a brief ribbon cutting ceremony, the 2013 Bassmaster Classic Expo opened at Noon today.
Not who you "think" will win, but who you'd "like" to see win. That's what I asked the Classic qualifiers.
Gene Gilliland, a fisheries biologist who has studied Grand Lake for 30 years, shares his perspective on what it takes to win there.