It would be shocking if Brandon Cobb didn't have a bass in the boat after six hours on Lake Hartwell, which he knows as well as anyone in this tournament. And while BASSTrakk currently shows him with zero, we've learned that he has a 5-bass limit in his livewells, although we're uncertain of the total weight.
Cobb, a 29-year-old rookie from Greenwood, S.C., is competing in only his 14th B.A.S.S. tournament, but he's considered a longtime pro on Lake Hartwell.
"I've been competing against Brandon since he was old enough to walk," said Shane Lineberger. "He's a heckuva fisherman, and he will be for years to come.