No angler is hotter, but several are close enough to give Gutierrez a tight chase.
The three questions posed to anglers were: What will be the 12-man cut weight? Who other than leader Greg Gutierrez has the best chance of winning? And to what extent are you using swimbaits?
"I just had a great partner who put me on fish, and I was lucky enough out of the back of the boat to get some," White said of Elite pro Jimmy Mason. "He left me quite a bit of water."
LAKEPORT, Calif. — OK, now we can start talking records. For a second straight day, the anglers of the Bassmaster Elite Series lugged copious amounts of portly largemouths out of Clear Lake on Friday, and speculation that the Golden State Shootout presented by Evan Williams Bourbon would produce a BASS record for biggest winning weight began to take on more credence.
Coming back to the Sam Rayburn Reservoir for the 2005 Central Open is like visiting an old friend.
Day Two of the 2005 CITGO Bassmaster Northern Open on Lake Erie has Bryan Coates of Ohio in the lead.
Day One of the 2005 Citgo Bassmaster Northern Open on Lake Champlain has Joe Lucarelli in the lead.
Paul Hirosky of Pennsylvania wins the 2005 CITGO Bassmaster Northern Open on Lake Erie.
Day One of the 2005 Citgo Bassmaster Northern Open on Lake Erie has Ed Allen in the lead.
Day Two of the 2005 CITGO Bassmaster Southern Open on West Point Lake has Mark Menendez in the lead.
Still recovering from a bad case of meningitis, Mark Menendez had the strength to win the 2005 CITGO Bassmaster Southern Open on West Point Lake.