Chad Pipkens tells us he has a limit that will go 17 pounds. If he can cull his two smaller bass, he will be a contender.
Not far away we spot Kevin VanDam. As usual, he's in the thick of things for the prestigious Angler of the Year title.
KVD is drop shot fishing. Although he is known for power fishing, KVD also excels with finesse spinning presentations.
"No big ones yet," VanDam says.
Edwin Evers, the current AOY leader, would be happy to know that.