> Day 2: 5, 14-09 (10, 34-10) Ashley got far fewer quality largemouth bites than he had on day 1 – something that wasn't entirely unexpected.
"It's hard to catch 20 pounds here right now," he said. "But if they keep the water moving, I honestly think it'll get better. You can catch one off a bush, and then the next day catch another one of that same bush. You might catch a largemouth one day and a spot the next."
He caught a 6-pounder on day 2 from the same piece of brush that had given him a 5 1/2 the day before. That was his only high-quality bite of the day, however.
B.A.S.S./Seigo Saito PHOTO: B.A.S.S./SEIGO SAITO Gerald Swindle's 17-10 stringer moved him up 12 positions. "I feel like I need to catch 14 or 15 pounds every day to stay up there (near the top), and that's not easy. Getting that one good bite a day is the key.
"I've been whittling down my bait selection, and I might go out tomorrow with just two or three rods on my deck instead of seven or eight like I've been doing." Full Story