Omega Custom Tackle Pro, Casey Martin of New Market, Ala., who won the BFL over the weekend, is in second place with 27-9. Martin won the BFL with 24 pounds. Today he weighed in 3 pounds, 9 ounces heavier than in the BFL and he’s in second place.
“I had one good deep spot that I had planned to save until Saturday,” Martin said. “I had planned on fishing shallow and just junking it up to about 20 pounds to just survive. At about 10:30 all was going according to plan. I had about 17 or 18 pounds fishing shallow and that’s when I ran across Justin Lucas who told me JT (Kenney) had a monster bag. So I completely scrapped the shallow stuff, went to the deep spot and caught fish after fish for 20 minutes straight until I culled everything I had. It was just unreal.” >>> read more