Bryan Schmitt locked down locked down the James River Rayovac today posting a 3 day total of 52-12. Schmitt said low water water was key to his victory and he had a very small window to catch them in each morning.
22.Aug.2014 by David A. Brown RICHMOND, Va. – Bryan Schmitt, of Deale, Md. chuckled as he recalled the joy of catching a 12-inch largemouth bass, but that little squeaker, plus its twin were just enough to push him into the day-two lead with 37 pounds, 7 ounces at the Rayovac FLW Series Northern Division event on the James River. [..]
UNION SPRINGS, N.Y. (Aug. 22) — Two consistent days of competition have pro angler Mike McClelland closing in on the leaders at the Bassmaster Elite event on Cayuga Lake and possibly his second win of the season.
Bringing in a heavy stringer of 17 pounds, 12 ounces Thursday and another solid bag of 15 pounds, 14 ounces Friday, the Cabela’s/GEICO For Your Boat Elite angler sits 15th on the Bassmaster leaderboard. His total weight of 33 pounds, 10 ounces has him only 1 pound, 14 ounces behind the championship Sunday mark. [..]
UNION SPRINGS, N.Y. (Aug. 22) — Fueled by determination this weekend, pro angler David Walker put himself in great contention near the top of the leaderboard to make the first cut at the Bassmaster Elite event at Cayuga Lake.
The Cabela’s/GEICO For Your Boat angler culled to a competitive 18 pounds, 11 ounces on the first day of Elite Series competition, and after a slow start on Day 2, he caught another solid bag of 14 pounds, 2 ounces. Bringing in a two-day total of 32 pounds, 13 ounces landed Walker in the 17th spot, knocking on the door of making the final 12. [..]
UNION SPRINGS, N.Y. — Give the man some grass, and he feels right at home.
That’s grass, as in aquatic vegetation, and crystal clear Cayuga Lake is loaded with it.
“Deep, clear water with grass is by far my favorite way to fish,” said Greg Hackney, the pro angler from Gonzales, La., who took the lead Friday in the second round of the A.R.E. Truck Caps Bassmaster Elite at Cayuga Lake out of Union Springs, N.Y. [..]