Still recovering from a bad case of meningitis, Mark Menendez had the strength to win the 2005 CITGO Bassmaster Southern Open on West Point Lake.
Many of the 55 anglers competing in the Bassmaster Memorial know that if they're to survive Friday's cut to 12, they'll have to pull a fairly sizable bag of fish from Eagle Mountain Lake.
Arkansas angler Matt Lee fills us in on what the pros can expect at the Legends on Arkansas River.
"It had the right ingredients. It had some deep water and it had some shallow water with lots of cover. I just made a pass through there with a little water movement."
Consider, only two limits of five fish were brought to the scales Thursday. Seventeen anglers managed to land only one keeper fish and 11 other anglers were shut out completely.
Several of the final few anglers who came to the scales during the second day of this Major championship reversed that trend. And there were some of the sport's biggest names among them.
Scott Rook can literally see his house from where he's fishing at the Legends.
Mike McClelland's experience on the Arkansas River is vast and he's passing on some advise.
Shaw Grigsby is in the lead going into Day Four of the 2006 Bassmaster Legends on Arkansas River.
Scott Rook wins the 2006 Major- Legends-on the Arkansas River, his home body of water.