It would be easy to say this Cherry has this wrapped up, but this is Guntersville and there are plenty of 7+ lb bass swimming out there -- sometimes in close proximity to one another.
There's no chance Hank will head to the dock and eat pizza. That says it all.
This time of year, the late afternoon bite should be best. The sun is beatimg down, the water is warming, and thse fish want to be up shallow and spawning.
Todd Auten and John Crews are not out of it by any means, but this is a lake where culls can come in pounds, not ounces, so the chance of someone vaulting up from below them is very real.