"Fortunately, er, unfortunately, I'm an inch taller than him," said the diminuitive Weldon, who helped the Crimson Tide to a 9-pound, 6-ounce first day. "He's my mentor. I just wanted to make him proud."
"It's going to be tougher today," he said. "We need to get on them early. Early and quick and big … We need to try again to see if yesterday was a fluke."
Bobby Lane of Lakeland, Fla., took the lead Thursday at the season finale of the 2007 Bassmaster Southern Open out of Decatur, Ala.
Peter Thliveros gives tips about fishing with a Carolina rig.
Davy Hite talks about knowing the depth of your crankbait. Knowing how deep the water is will allow you to catch more fish.
Kevin VanDam has mastered how to fish fast, and still keep his lure slow.
Boyd Duckett gives us tips and tricks to use with a flipping stick.
Paul Elias on why he likes to fish with hard nose baits.
Kevin VanDam talks about using a lipless crankbait to fish deep water.
Kevin VanDam talks about a technique he uses called power fishing.