With the season sliding toward its eventual end, those of us who need to make a move in Bassmaster Fantasy Fishing will have to take some risks just like the anglers will.
How your team does on the St. Lawrence could very well depend on how strong your Bucket E pick is.
The very last event, on Havasu, the final Fantasy Fishing story was called You Should Have Chosen Evers. For BASSfest, the title is the same because, really, you should have.
Choose anglers who have proved themselves on Kentucky Lake over the last several years.
Sacramento River champ Justin Lucas picks underdogs for BASSfest.
Aaron Martens is going with the crowd, choosing favorites in every bucket for BASSfest.
Mix it up between some young crankers and methodical veterans who know what to expect when banging heads on the ledges.
While some anglers have made major moves up or down, others have just held their places in line. They have the piece of paper, but the story of their seasons remains a big question mark. Mathematically, a lot is still possible.
Edwin Evers' 40-point big-bag bonus and his 5-point Day 1 leader bonus pushed him head-and-shoulders above anyone in his bucket.
With three top-heavy buckets, odds are good one or two of these odds-on favorites are going to win their bucket and maybe the event.