A case can be made that sight fishing will win this event.
Pool 3 anglers running hard to get back in time
John Diaco, Ott DeFoe and Steve Kennedy have all located bedding bass and are trying to catch then currently. Kennedy estimates his at 6 pounds, DeFoe's is 4 and Diaco's is 3. Neither have had any luck. With about 15 minutes left to fish, they need to get these bass interested in a hurry. The bright skies have warmed the water and welcomed bass to the beds.
Keith Poche not only took Friday’s lead, he also brought in the largest bass on Day One.
David Walker was grinning Friday, feeling good after posting fourth place on Day One of the 2012 Bassmaster Classic.
On Friday, Classic rookie and B.A.S.S. Federation Nation qualifier Josh Polfer of Nampa, appeared to be calm, waiting in his boat in the staging area outside the CenturyLink Center.
Alton Jones to another spot not far from the ramp.
Practice makes perfect in getting out of the tight spots.
Ott DeFoe has returned to McDade from his secret honey hole, but it didn't yield too much for him, maybe a 4-ounce upgrade. He's going down the same bank he has been previously, and is throwing a soft swimbait. Aaron Martens let out a groan as he just missed a fish. "That one would've helped," he lamented.
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