Alton Jones has been the second angler to be disqualified in the 2006 CITGO Bassmaster Elite Series event on Santee Cooper.
Six pros weigh-in on Santee Cooper and what it will take to make the cut
Santee Cooper Reservoir is all the rage. And rightfully so.
"In (Bassmaster's) interpretation of the rules that's considered getting assistance from someone who was not a competitor."
The overcast sky and slight wind seemed to play a vital role in the amateur's 43 limits brought to the scales as opposed to Day One's 18 limits.
<b>2006 Santee Cooper Showdown Pro 03/30-04/02<br>
It is not unusual in tournaments where sight fishing is the predominate pattern to hear woeful tales of the one that got away. It was no different Friday at Santee Cooper.
Some pundits may have found the predictions a little far-fetched. After all, how often do you see multiple limits over 30 pounds and more than 2,100 pounds of fish weighed?
The 50 remaining professional anglers took advantage of the conditions — landing sacks of fish so large that eight men are more than half way to breaking the record for a four-day weight total in BASS history.
Wind, waves disrupted sight fishing as field is cut to top 12 anglers