Ehrler making a run at the trophy

Brent Ehrler is having a lot more fun today than he did on the final day of the 2017 Bassmaster Classic at Lake Conroe. Ehrler had all the pressure of being the leader going into the last day of that Classic, managed only an 11-10 limit and finished third.

Ehrler entered today in 9th place, 7-7 behind leader Jason Christie. He put a 3 1/2-pound spotted bass in the boat at 2:22 p.m. to give him 14 pounds, and he's back within two pounds of leader Jordan Lee. Of course, Ehrler has no idea he's that close, which is probably a blessing. He's swinging free and easy, feeling no pressure at all.