The "Sabine River Challenge" is now in Day 2 and anglers are starting to separate themselves from the pack, while others continue to struggle with finding keepers and hauling in a sack of bass good enough to make the first cut of 50.
Dean Rojas might have shattered expectations for the Bassmaster Elite Series Sabine River Challenge.
In a tournament many said would have record low weights, Rojas scored with an impressive bag of 15 pounds, 10-ounces.
Davy Hite displays a small keeper bass on the first day of the Bassmaster Elite Series "Sabine River Challenge" on Thursday.
Most anglers ran to the Calcasieu, Taylor's Bayou or the Neches. Hank Cherry stayed within 10 minutes of the boat ramp and had a strong catch as of 10 a.m
Below is the shuttle bus schedule for this weekend's Bassmater Elite Series "Sabine River Challenge" and Orange County Riverfront Festival.
Decisions. Decisions. The great Shaw Grigsby decides which Strike King crankbait to try during pre-fishing. During this time anglers try out many different kinds of lures of varying sizes, colors and patterns to find the one that catches the big ones.
Anglers complete second day of practice on Tuesday and ready for final warm-up day on Wednesday, in advance of the start of the "Sabine River Challenge" on Thursday.
Shuttles will be running the streets of Orange to help fans reach their destinations this weekend.
Kevin VanDam, 4-time Bassmaster Classic champion and 7 time B.A.S.S. Angler of the Year goes through the boat inspection in Orange Sunday. As part of a promotion called "Ride with the Pro" Kevin VanDam's truck and boat wrap consists of thousands of pictures of fans.
Bassmaster Classic champion and Angler of the Year Skeet Reese is driving a massive rig on this year's Elite Series tour.