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Ike No. 1 after Day One

Iaconelli lands 12-13 behemoth for lead at Amistad

Updated: March 12, 2009, 9:13 PM ET
By Doug Grassian | Bassmaster.com

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DEL RIO, Texas — Sometimes it's just practice.

Mike Iaconelli of Runnemede, N.J., was able to shake off a "terrible practice" and catch the biggest fish he has ever boated in competition.

He landed a 12-pound, 13-ounce behemoth on his way to the top position with a 27-pound, 9-ounce total at the 2009 Bassmaster Elite Series season-opener, the OPTIMA Batteries Battle on the Border on Lake Amistad.

Battling cold and windy conditions, the field ...

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