Scanlon's lead not surprising; the upset was Days One and Two leader Greg Vinson's fall to 23rd place, knocking him out of the game.
The best lines heard at the Day One weigh-in of the Ramada Quest.
Several outdoors organizations, including B.A.S.S., sent a letter today to the nation's leaders, asking that they recognize the importance and value of conservation programs in the upcoming budget negotiations.
"At the end of the day, if you have anything left to celebrate with, you didn’t fish hard enough." - Rick Clunn
Falcon Lake bass are so strong, they require some luck to land!
Even though the last man in Sunday's field is almost 12 pounds behind the leader, everyone still standing has a slugger's chance.
By noon, Bassmaster Elite Series pro Todd Faircloth from Jasper, Texas, had a five-fish limit on a river system that has left many other Elites struggling to bring three or four fish to the scales.
The story of the day was a fairly tight-lipped fishery as the Southern Open began on Lake Tohopekaliga in central Florida.
B.A.S.S. has grown from a wild idea to an organization with more than 500,000 members worldwide and magazines read by 4.3 million people a month.
Carhartt, America’s premium work wear brand since 1889, has extended its sponsorship of the Bassmaster Tournament Trail to include the grass-roots B.A.S.S. Nation events.