When today's 6-hour clock finally went to all zeroes, Bassmaster Classic berth winner Jacob Powroznik was reduced to tears - tears of emotional relief.
"That's the worst pressure I've ever fished under," he said. "I mean EVER. It's been a grinder. But I'm thankful for it."
The final count: Powroznik 16 pounds, 11 ounces; Ish Monroe 14 pounds, 8 ounces.