For Mike McClelland, the secret to success when it comes to catching fish on the stingy Arkansas River is simple: Catch five keepers in the first two hours and chill for the rest of the day.
Scott Rook gave the term "home waters" a whole new meaning in the process of qualifying second among the top 12 pro anglers who advanced to the semifinals of the Bassmaster Legends tournament presented by Goodyear on the Arkansas River.
Bassmaster.com asked local angler Matt Lea what to expect in Arkansas
Major #3: Bassmaster Legends, Arkansas River, Day Two
Mike McClelland's game plan used to include a long run to a fishing hotspot that no one else was likely to find that simply isn't possible anymore
Mike Iaconelli's two-day performance in the Bassmaster Legends serves as a stark reminder of one of the oldest lesson in bass fishing
With weights zeroed, final 12 anglers begin fishing hole-style tournament
Hoping to end a six-year dry spell since his last win on the tournament trail
Bassmaster.com asked the final 12 anglers about their hole-course strategy
Often unnoticed, Federation Nation members help wherever needed