Livingston Lure pro Hank Cherry started his day with several other anglers fishing in a large group on Lake St. Clair. When Jacob Powroznik picked up his trolling motor to leave the crowd, Cherry fired his bait right into Powroznik’s boat wake. A good size smallmouth came up grabbed the bait. Cherry set the hook and slowly fought the fish to the boat. He then grabbed the fish, holding it tight against the side of the boat.
The Elites head back out on to the water for Day 2 of the Plano Bassmaster Elite at Lake St. Clair.
The Nation anglers launch for the third and final day of the 2015 Old Milwaukee B.A.S.S. Nation Northern Divisional.
There are some extra nervous twitches among many of the 107 Elite Series anglers competing today. "Big" doesn't begin to describe what's on the line for a lot of them. And it's all about making the Top 50 at the end of the day - the last Day 2 Top 50 cut of the 2015 season.
Martens' chances of locking up his third AOY on Saturday are very good.
AOY movement tops the five things of interest from Day 1 of the Plano Bassmaster Elite at Lake St. Clair
Many anglers are putting it all on the line to garner a berth in the 2016 GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by GoPro next March.
Find out our favorite sayings from the first day of the Plano Bassmaster Elite at Lake St. Clair.
See how the pros fared on Day 1 at Lake St. Clair!