DECATUR, Ala. — The 2008 Bassmaster Elite Series tour begins its seventh event of the 11-tournament season Thursday with a stop in Alabama on Wheeler Lake's 68,000 acres. Though the Southern Challenge presents a classic post-spawn bass fishing pattern, recent rains in the area have opened up a shallow water bite that typicially wouldn't be a factor this time of year on Wheeler.
The field will be cut to the top 50 after Friday's weigh-in and the top 12 after Saturday. The 7 a.m. takeoffs ...
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