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.
Brandon Coulter rallied after a tough Day 1 and made the Top 51 cut, in part, because of this fish.
Matt Lee started fast and put three fish in the boat quick.
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.