PARIS, Tenn. — Fred Roumbanis landed the biggest bass of the first two tournament days Thursday, an 8-pound, 4-ounce brute. While he wouldn't say exactly what lure produced the big girl, he did offer up that "it was pretty scary catching it on light line." He caught the fish on a small grassy ridge that produced another large bass in practice. Roumbanis believes it might have been the same fish.
The field is full of past ROY winners at the Tennessee Triumph.
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It only took Bobby Lane until 10:30 to catch what he needed to lead on Day One of the Tennessee Triumph.
Velvick explained that he keeps the squirt gun wrapped in a plastic bag inside one of his boat's storage compartments until it's needed.
At the season's halfway point, while none of the remaining competitors is conceding anything, some patterns and probabilities are starting to take root with respect to the end-of-year standings.
Kevin VanDam will scratch and claw to get to the Top 12 every week and on the rare occasions when he doesn't make it to Sunday, heaven help anyone who gets in his way at the next event.
Coming out of practice, Steve Kennedy had located both sight fish and swimbait fish. He chose to target the swimbait fish first, but struggled because the cold nights had pushed them down.
A number of circumstances, both natural and man-made, conspired to keep some of the anglers from seeing their finned quarry.