Bull Shoals Lake proved to be a pleasant surprise during the TroKar Quest last week, mainly because the lake is on an upswing due to recent high-water years and a bass population that has exploded.
His 28-pound, 7-ounce sack included two solid 8-pound lunkers and positioned him well for the third day of the St. Johns River Showdown.
Chris Lane of Guntersville, Ala., won the Bassmaster Classic on Sunday by more than 3 pounds, fending off Greg Vinson.
Chris Lane says he’s got a sort of inner clock that starts to tick when everything is in sync and working for him. If ever he’s heard that wonderful sound, it was Saturday at Classic.