Zero to hero

Four of the anglers who made the cut to the top 50 today failed to catch a single keeper on one of the earlier two days. John Murray and Takahiro Omori zeroed on Day 1. They're 23rd and 36th, respectively. Hank Cherry (31st) and Matt Reed (40th) zeroed on Day 2. Getting skunked one day but making the first cut has only happened seven other times in Elite history, most recently in 2011 on the Arkansas River when Shaw Grigsby and Jonathon VanDam did it.


JVD ended up 6th in that tournament, becoming the only angler ever to zero on one of the first two days but still make the final cut to 12 and fish on Sunday. Murray, Omori, Cherry and Reed have their work cut out for them if they hope to fish tomorrow.