The Day Two weigh-in has narrowed the field to 12 for the Bassmaster Memorial.
The Bassmaster Elite Series tour always opens local bass anglers' eyes to new possibilities, wherever it goes.
Tactics of the Final 6 anglers in the Bassmaster Memorial
Thliveros could only do half of what he does best, which is fish.
His boat garnered almost 50 percent of all votes cast in the final round, earning him the grand prize, $10,000 cash.
He held his smile until he was about a half a step back stage when he started swinging his arms around out of frustration.
"It seems like destiny," said Thliveros, a six-time BASS winner. "This victory and defending this title are the hallmark of my career."
Peter Thliveros is the picture of calm going into the final day of the Bassmaster Memorial on Oneida Lake.
Brent Chapman hoping Day Two at the Bassmaster Memorial will be a lot different than Day One.
Steve Kennedy is the Day One leader of the Bassmaster Memorial on Oneida Lake.