By trailering around to another launch site, we were able to beat Jeff Kriet to his fishing hole, but just barely, and only because he was among the last to take off.
And we were not the first to arrive. Two competitors in the tournament are fishing the same confined area, as is a local angler who seems to be parked on the sweet spot that gave Kriet third place with 20-4 yesterday.
No one on this side of a riprap wall and railroad trestle has caught anything that we were able to see yet, but shortly after pulling up, Kriet boated a small keeper.
The local angler drove off a few minutes ago, but an Elite competitor, Justin Lucas, remains in the vicinity. Kriet wishes he had it all to himself and said as much out loud.