Only two anglers have a chance this week for back-to-back Bassmaster Elite Series wins, albeit wins of a different color.
At least 28 anglers will receive a Classic berth by virtue of their finish in the Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year race. For most of the field, however, a win is their only real shot.
TTBAOY leader Alton Jones is optimistic about Lake Murray, where he's had success.
Jones is elated, KVD is still in the hunt, Reese is on the ropes, and Remitz needs all the help he can get. Here's the inside scoop on AOY, the Classic and requalifying for the Elite Series.
It took an entire seven minutes for db to discover he was rooming with another Oscar Madison, or (gasp!) he might even be the Felix Unger
Within hours of weighing the last West Point bass, the Elite Series will pack up and travel north to Lake Murray for the May 12-15 Evan Williams Bourbon Carolina Clash out of Columbia, S.C.
As a kid, it was a huge thrill for me to meet the guys that I'd read about in Bassmaster Magazine or saw on TV for the first time — guys that I would later compete against on the tournament trail.
Junior anglers will join their adult counterparts on Barren River Lake to qualify for Bassmaster Junior World Championship.
The Federation Nation Southern Divisional Day Three will weigh-in early because of weather.
It was predicted that the bite would improve on Day Two on Barren River Lake, and it has.