The 2007 Elite Series Champions Choice tournament was held at Lake Champlain in Plattsburgh, NY.
The 2007 Elite Series Champion's Choice tournament was held at Lake Champlain in Plattsburgh, New York.
Skeet Reese's runner-up finish propelled him past Kevin VanDam and into the lead in the Angler of the Year standings.
With the2007 Elite Series season entering the stretch run, anglers can start looking more clearly at their place in the Angler of the Year standings.
"Every day's different with these smallmouths," said Cook. "We had a bunch of big fish follow the bait today. It's just that their attitude wasn't very good today."
"I'm fortunate in that I've fished this lake a lot under a lot of different conditions," he said. "I couldn't have asked to fish with three nicer people who took such good care of me."
"Twenty-one pounds on five casts!" he said. "We're in trouble. We're so in trouble."
"I ran all the way down to Ticonderoga, went to the rod box. It was locked, and I realized my wife had the keys to it back in the truck. It went downhill from there."
No one-trick pony, Lampier weighed in 14-7 worth of largemouths out of the Ticonderoga grass beds on Day One, but nearly duplicated it with the brown fish on Day Two.
Horton admitted earlier on stage that he had caught many hefty fish among his 24-pound, 12-ounce limit. He hoped out loud that he hadn't "burned" too many of them.