Although pundits pretty much agree that BASSfest on Chickamauga will be won on offshore ledges, resist the urge to go all in on deep crankers.
Expect overcast skies, rain, favorable wind and moon phase — and huge bass that could rival Dean Rojas' single-day record of 45-2.
Powroznik, Mullins and Horton are underrated pros who are likely to shine on Chickamauga.
All of these guys can fish grass. It may just come down to who averages a little bit more per fish to make a difference of a lot of points.
We can’t help you decide who will be good on Chickamauga Lake, but we can spell out for you how the unique format of BASSfest will affect Fantasy Fishing.
Fantasy Fishing players who chose Zell Rowland had twice the score of one-quarter of their opponents (the Monroe pickers) and five times the score of another one-quarter of them (Vinson pickers).
Consider anglers with track records of success in the Ozarks and on the Alabama River in spring.
Whoever makes the run north at the Bassmaster Elite on Lake Dardanelle is going to win. Period.
Take time to look at the multiple events the pros have fished on Dardanelle so you can estimate who will repeat their good fortune.
Several pros aren't likely to draw lots of players' attention but could still rack up big Fantasy Fishing points.