"Fortunately, er, unfortunately, I'm an inch taller than him," said the diminuitive Weldon, who helped the Crimson Tide to a 9-pound, 6-ounce first day. "He's my mentor. I just wanted to make him proud."
Day Two on Lake Dardanelle delivered some harsh blows to some pros.
Day One on Lake Dardanelle had lots of fish biting, but not enough making the length limit.
Californians are doing very well on Day One at Lake Dardanelle.
Scott Rook considered a favorite at Legends tournament.
A few of the local pros participating in the Legends tournament on Lake Dardanelle answered some questions about the event.
"We assembled data from relevant sources to make the call to move from the Arkansas River to Lake Dardanelle."
Ultimately, it was here earlier this week on Lake Erie that Suhr learned the new technique that would forge a tournament win.
So a bunch of pro bass fishermen were playing Texas hold 'em in a Buffalo hotel room and, lo and behold, a fishing tournament broke out.
"The best thing about today," Niggemeyer said, "is that I've still got tomorrow."