Thousands of new lures are introduced each year, but not all last as long as others.
In addition to the slower current in the river, another tournament also being held on the river had attracted much more fishing traffic, especially in key locations.
But the lure never reached its target. Instead it found the back of Sanford's head, lodging several barbs through his Costa Del Mar sunglass holders and into his scalp.
Check out the college treams that competed in the 2006 Bassmaster College Championship.
"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.