The six remaining anglers going into the final day of the 2007 Major-Bassmaster American, tell us what a win would mean to them.
Day Two of the Bassmaster American, anglers are trying to stay in the game and make the cut.
Edwin Evers captures Day One lead at the Bassmaster American.
Most of the anglers at the Bassmaster American are pleasantly surprised with their Day One weights.
One-hundred-and-eighth place out of 108 anglers is where Terry Butcher found himself entering the fifth Bassmaster Elite Series event of the 2007 season.
After weights generally increased Friday from Day One, the forecasted cloudless skies and calm conditions were bound to put a premium on the early morning bite.
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."
Cloud cover, steady winds and generally warming water temperatures no doubt boosted the field as a whole.
Of all the big names who struggled Thursday, none was bigger than VanDam, the two-time Classic champ who couldn't even manage to boat a limit from Clarks Hill Lake.
Whereas Steve Kennedy had to catch more than 120 pounds of bass to hold off Skeet Reese at the Golden State Shootout at Clear Lake last month, anglers said that about half that amount would put them in contention on Clarks Hill Lake.