ON-THE-WATER

2013-08-18 14:37 PM
That fifth fish is still eluding Dodson, he has four for about 5 pounds.

2013-08-18 14:17 PM
Nixon trying to make a late move, he just pulled a 3 1/2-pounder out of the pads. Can he get another?

2013-08-18 13:55 PM
Word on Tharp is slowly but surely improving.

2013-08-18 13:54 PM
Wheeler is now deep into another thick lily pad field, it's prime frog time.

2013-08-18 13:51 PM
Rose just caught his limit, we are estimating 7 pounds, Thrift has culled but it was for ounces, we are estimating 6 1/2 pounds for him.

2013-08-18 13:19 PM
Troy Morrow has been able to cull but just for ounces and we're estimating he has an 8-pound limit.

2013-08-18 13:01 PM
Nixon is still on the hunt for the kicker fish.

2013-08-18 13:01 PM
Nixon just pulled into the same area Milner is in; he isn't going into lily pads but rather staying on the edge. He started here yesterday.

2013-08-18 12:57 PM
Kerry Milner has a limit we are estimating to be 8 or 9 pounds. He is fishing in White House & has moved way up into the lily pads.

2013-08-18 12:54 PM
Bryan Thrift still sitting on a small limit, locking back to Pool 5.

2013-08-18 12:53 PM
Bryan Thrift still sitting in a small limit, locking back into Pool 5 now.

2013-08-18 12:41 PM
We figure Tharp to be in the 10 to 11 pound category.

2013-08-18 12:39 PM
Randall Tharp has now worked himself so far back into a shallow pond we can just barely see him. We know he has a 3- and a 4-pounder.

2013-08-18 12:38 PM
Rose just added number four.

2013-08-18 12:33 PM
Rose still sitting on three for about five pounds.

2013-08-18 12:32 PM
Mark Rose made his way back in to the Do Not Dredge area, both he & Wheeler followed each other out. Wheeler has a limit with 2 to replace.

2013-08-18 11:51 AM
Another cull for Monsoor but only gaining ounces.

2013-08-18 11:36 AM
Wheeler finished his limit and two casts later upgraded - both were his smallest fish yet though. We're guessing he has about 13 pounds.

2013-08-18 11:24 AM
Michael Neal locked down to Pool 3. He is trying to make a move, he had a limit for about 12 pounds.

2013-08-18 11:23 AM
Tom Monsoor is still catching fish but still not the game changer.

2013-08-18 11:09 AM
Dodson with number four in the boat.

2013-08-18 11:07 AM
The General has a small limit, now to find the donkey,

2013-08-18 11:00 AM
Tharp got to his best spot in the pads and promptly boated a 4 pounder.

2013-08-18 10:50 AM
Thrift has locked down to Pool 4, he has a limit but he's going to need a kicker or two to stay in the run. He has about 6 pounds.

2013-08-18 10:40 AM
Troy Morrow has a limit.

2013-08-18 10:35 AM
Wheeler still on four fish. Same pattern, same location - meticulously frogging through some of the thickest pads you can find.

2013-08-18 10:34 AM
Nixon is on the board with two bass, but he's going to have to step it up to stay in the hunt.

2013-08-18 10:31 AM
BFL All-American winner Kerry Milner is working on putting together a nice sack, he has four for about 7 pounds.

2013-08-18 10:11 AM
Tharp has a limit with one good one and now is going after some upgrades. He's making sure his timing is right today

2013-08-18 9:54 AM
Wheeler puts No. 4 in the boat and is already up to 11 1/2 pounds.

2013-08-18 9:48 AM
Mark Rose has three on board.

2013-08-18 9:42 AM
Morrow getting closer to a limit, just boxed number four.

2013-08-18 9:35 AM
Morrow and Dodson each have three in the boat. Monsoor has culled a couple of times but only for ounces, still looking for that kicker.

2013-08-18 9:31 AM
Morrow just added bass number two to his livewell.

2013-08-18 9:29 AM
No. 3 is in the boat for Tharp and he has somewhere around 5 pounds total.

2013-08-18 9:29 AM
Thrift has moved from caspiana to the bulldozer hole. Still using a shaky head out in deeper water.

2013-08-18 9:23 AM
Thrift now with two keepers.

2013-08-18 9:18 AM
Larry Nixon, trying to get the monkey off his back. Nothing for the General yet.

2013-08-18 9:09 AM
Wheeler's go-to frog is a Spro Bronzeye in nasty shad color.

2013-08-18 9:09 AM
Michael Neal has three in the livewell. Mark Rose with a pair of 2-pounders.

2013-08-18 9:06 AM
We just got clarification from Wheeler's camera man who is in the boat. He's got a 4-pounder, a 3 1/4 and a 2-pounder.

2013-08-18 9:01 AM
Nixons livewell is still iced over.

2013-08-18 8:57 AM
Thrift on the board with a keeper.

2013-08-18 8:55 AM
Robbie Dodson with two in the box.

2013-08-18 8:52 AM
Robbie Dodson is flipping a reed line on the main river channel, he just landed his first keeper. Monsoor now has a limit.

2013-08-18 8:52 AM
On the low end, we'll say Wheeler has 6 pounds. On the high end, maybe close to double digits for just those three fish.

2013-08-18 8:50 AM
Thrift on the run and gun.

2013-08-18 8:48 AM
Wheeler doesn't want our boat to spook his frog bite, so we're probably 50 or 60 yards back, tough to be precise with weights.

2013-08-18 8:48 AM
Monsoor is on his way to a limit, just landed number four. Not a lot of size for him yet. Mark Rose is on the board with a solid keeper.

2013-08-18 8:46 AM
Wheeler with a 2-pounder and then another good fish - all on the frog. This is officially a three-horse race.

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