Aaron Martens completed a historic comeback as the Top 51 fished the final day and he rose from 19th to win on Lake Champlain. The Elite Series event was shortened to three days after high wins forced a cancellation of Day 1.
Brandon Lester filled his limit with good smallmouth and then looked for a big largemouth bite. This wasn't the giant he needed, but he looked for a cull using a different pattern.
The Rapala Five LIVE of Todd Faircloth, Alton Jones, Jeff Kriet, Brandon Lester and Jason Christie put on a clinic and showed the diversity of Lake Champlain.