The Louisiana angler had to make some adjustments, especially after today's takeoff was delayed for two hours as a severe thunderstorm passed over the lake.
On his run up the river in the morning he noticed a boat stuck in the shallows, so he pulled over to help. "It delayed 30 minutes off our time but it was my nephew (Tim Carmouche) so I had to stop and push him off," said Bourque.
Darin Laue catches new record Smallie in South Dakota.
Losing his father two weeks before the CITGO BASS Federation Northern Divisional, Randy Burch dedicated his win to his Dad.
Wisconsin team targeted largemouth to win the BASS Federation Northern Divisional.