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Kyle Welcher was in 21st place after Day 1 of the AFTCO Bassmaster Elite at St. Johns River, and at noon on Day 2 BASSTrakk showed he hadn’t limited yet. “BT showed at noon that he was in 21 place, and he only had 3 fish,” Hunter Welcher said. “I was stuck on that until the end of the tournament (day).
At 12 (noon), I was just praying. Like, I prayed all day. I was, like, ‘Please, God, he’s worked so hard for this.’”
What Hunter couldn’t know is that her husband had landed the 10-pounder and more than doubled that with the four other bass in his livewell.”
Photo: Bassmaster Marshal Les Cook