Boom, boom, boom.
Did you hear that? The skies are dark, but it wasn’t thunder — at least not the meteorological kind.
That was the sound of a midday flurry in which three Bassmaster Elite pros each dropped huge smallmouth on the BASSTRAKK Leaderboard. Total weights and angler positions are unofficial until today’s weigh-ins, which begin at 3 o’clock, but BASSLive showed the catches and there’s no question what just happened.
11:41 Jamie Hartman: 4-0
12:10 Brandon Palaniuk: 4-4
12:13: Seth Feider: 4-12
After three days of heavy fishing pressure and several huge sacks, we weren’t sure how much big-fish potential remained on the spots these anglers were targeting.
Like Elvis, speculation has left the building.