Here's a look from inside the lock between Pools 8 and 9 on the Upper Mississippi River from Keith Combs' boat.
Randall Tharp started his first day at La Crosse, Wisc., with a bang.
Seth Feider enjoyed some fast action as his first day at La Crosse started out.
Gerald Swindle kept pace with his closest pursuer Keith Combs after Day 1 of the Plano Bassmaster Elite on the Mississippi River presented by Favorite Fishing. He sits in 24th after Thursday's action.