At Lake Martin numerous anglers caught fish that bit right beside the boat. A good lesson during the year when fish are feeding heavily (prespawn, shad spawn, topwater, fall) is to fish your bait all the way to the boat before calling it quits.
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.
Lake Martin displayed its versatility when the Elite Series field came to town. Along with shallow fishing there was a deep bite too. Here are some keys used by Adrian Avena and Luke Clausen, which helped them notch Top 5's offshore.