Jacob Wheeler shows the crowd at the Gwinnett Center Arena two fish from his dominant Day 1 bag. FLW Photo by David A. Brown.
With conditions ranging from overcast to bright to seriously rainy, many pros found the bite tough and inconsistent. Even Wheeler didn't accomplish what he did with a single spectacular spot or by catching fish all day long. He reported hitting at least 50 spots during the day and only getting five largemouth bites.