Yesterday John Crews shared a small but productive area with Chris Lane and Marty Robinson. He'll try to go there again today, but it can't sustain much pressure so if he finds it packed upon arrival he'll go to Plan B.
Keith Poche said he slept well last night. He's going back to the area he camped on all day yesterday.
Shaw Grigsby is often the first to launch and today he dumped in his Triton at 5:35. He might've been surprised to find Greg Hackney and Kelly Pratt already in the water. This is the Bassmaster Classic -- every aspect of the game gets stepped up a notch.
Check out images from behind the scenes of Day One of the 2012 Bassmaster Classic on the Red River.
Go on the Red River during Day One of the 2012 Bassmaster Classic.
With a north wind blowing strong prior to Friday’s Day One takeoff of the Bassmaster Classic, the fish-catching prospects weren’t great.
After Keith Poche stepped off the Classic stage, he did not fully realize he had just taken the lead from Greg Vinson by 1 ounce. Someone backstage helped drive it home to him.
McDade – a small backwater at the south end of Pool 5 –was undoubtedly one of the most popular spots on the Red on Day One.
Classic rookie Marty Robinson makes a big splash.
We've got you covered with more images from the Red River on Day One of the Bassmaster Classic!