The Lake Martin Elite Series event was eventually won by fishing shallow, but the field had a variety of tactics. Here we explain how Roy Hawk and Takahiro Omori rose to the top of the leaderboard with a shallow crankbait.
Takahiro Omori led Days 2, 3 and 4 to win the first Bassmaster Elite Series event of 2018. With 59 pounds, 8 ounces he wins the Bassmaster Elite Series presented by Econolodge at Lake Martin.
The 2018 Bassmaster Elite Series season started at Lake Martin and it featured numerous milestones. Jason Christie hit $1 million in BASS earnings, Takahiro won his 7th event and surpassed $2 million and Gary Klein fished his 400th Bass event.