Elite Series tournament at Clarks Hill Lake in Evans, Georgia.
Clarks Hill Lake will host the Bassmaster Elite Series Pride of Georgia for the fourth straight season.
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Co-angler race comes down to the difference between a blunder and a miracle
After weights generally increased Friday from Day One, the forecasted cloudless skies and calm conditions were bound to put a premium on the early morning bite.
Brian Hugdins said: "I had a seven pounder and a six pounder next to the boat today, but when I reached down to get them, they spit the bait."
It's easy to get caught up in the competition and miss the experience, but the co-anglers in the Pride of Georgia were reminded Friday of why they are there.
Cloud cover, steady winds and generally warming water temperatures no doubt boosted the field as a whole.