– I got $10,000at the end of my line. Stop number six in theBass Master Elite Series, hereon the flooding Mississippi River. We got torrential downpours, and the riveris changing. Literally, every singleday the water’s rising,but I am stoked just to go up north,and fish the grass, fish the pads,and really it’s my favorite way to fish. Can you go around and get my frog boxout of the side of the camper please? – All right, thank you. – Next up,ladies and gentlemen,he’s in a first season onthe Bass Master Elite Series,I’m sorry, HunterShryock, first season herein the Elite Series, anda good start to things. 15 pounds, 13 ounces. You know, you gotta imaginethat I didn’t do that,but I almost called him, “Fletcher. “Probably smoother MC’swould not admit to it,but yeah, I totally almost called youyour brother’s name and I might haveforgot where I was for a quick second. But you didn’t forgetwhere you are, a great day. – Great day James, we hada lot of fun out there. No, I’m just kidding. No, thank you guys for coming out,I had a really blessed day,you know, it’s raining. I’m hoping I can do it again tomorrow. But conditions are changing,so it’s going to be different. – Great start to things,keep it rolling, who have we got next? – Oh, they’ll be another video then. – Yeah. – I’ll put it in right now. 24/7 right here, in the rain. – I want a few, a littlethere, after about an hour. – What are you thinking?- How I’m going to catch a bass tomorrow. It is changing fast, the stuffthat I got bit on in practiceit was all underwater, and current,which I kind of expected,but you just don’t havevery many options, you gottastart finding new stuff. – [Fisherman On OtherBoat] Have any of you guys – Yeah. – You have it?- Yeah. – I just beatthe hell out of it, I’ve got . All right. This, blocking it. – Yup. Can you go check it right now?Make sure if mine works?I gotta go find me somedamn two and a half pounderssomewhere, gone all lake. 174. – Oh my gosh, man. – Flipping awesome. – Aw, I’mgoing to get emotional. It isn’t even that big. I’m sorry. – That’s all right, dude. That’s awesome. – I don’t even knowwhat I’m thinking right now. I literally sat there going, “God,please just give me something. “Dude, I’m serious, if it wasn’t,I ain’t never sat here andgot teary eyed in a boat. I’m the biggest hypocrite too. You know what I’m saying?I can sit here, andcuss, and not be right. – I know, easy to do. – Oh yes, please be bass. See it blow up there on the edge. Oh man. What are you doing, Hunter?ugh, good lord. Yup. I got $10,000 on the end of my line. Yes!Oh my gosh, God is good. Look at that fish!Look at that tank, boom! I’m about to start cryingagain, look at that!That’s a three and a half pounder, baby. I’m so sorry. – There’snothing to be sorry for. – Dude I get,that was that same fish. – Yeah?- It was, gosh I almost blew it. Oh, that’s a four pounder. Now we’re talking about like,get ready for top 12, seriously. I need to catch one. – That’s her. That’s another one. We just moved up. , oh my gosh. Stay buttoned . Look at this!Three pounder, baby. – All day. – Oh my gosh, what in the heck?Wow, wow, that just happened, dude. This doesn’t happen, it doesn’t happen. – It does. – It does, but— You make it happen. – It hasn’t happened to me yet. – Well, it just did. – Yes!♪ What’s right or wrong ♪♪ What if I twist to L, write the song ♪♪ Strip it on the page,to give praise up ♪♪ To the Most High in securing equity ♪♪ Finding my substance in a symphony ♪♪ While the road I was meant to walk on ♪♪ Floats by, coasts by ♪♪ Mind don’t cloud nine ♪♪ Speaking to thesedemons that fond of me ♪♪ Past mistakes, that’s all me ♪♪ Mud covered my face hard and ♪♪ It was a part of me as I bleeded out ♪♪ Let us read the pages to my Odyssey ♪♪ My artistry is stained by the blood ♪♪ Of a king who reigns ♪♪ Yeah no last minute’s rain ♪♪ Yet all I see is half-steps ♪♪ Never to fill a full measure ♪- Yeah so I— I want to get a photos real quick. ♪ And my commitment is submittedto the fool’s pleasure ♪♪ Book of life securedin the truth’s ledger ♪♪ The hand of the author remains steady ♪- Good job. – I’ll see ya tomorrow. – Yup. – Thank you. – That was amazing. – I think 40 minutes left to get. – How much you got?- 14. – That’s nice. That’s how it works. ♪ Say no name any ♪♪ Never to erase only replace ♪♪ The pain in me, grace ♪♪ Washes over the strained envy ♪♪ Untouched is where I place the ones ♪♪ I’ve idolized, yetmy unimpressed pride ♪♪ Keeps me speaking white lies ♪♪ My brother from stress,with a desire to become ♪♪ A king, among the tongues of man ♪♪ My weakness gets the upper hand ♪♪ And still the burden is great ♪♪ To serve my god, blessed are those ♪♪ Who see him when he arrives absolutes ♪♪ The seed watered takes root, it true ♪♪ Beautiful words fall from your lips ♪♪ I feel my pain is gone ♪♪ Oh you take me home,can’t live like this ♪- A lead series rookie, Hunter Shryock. Hunter had 15 pounds, 13 ounces yesterday. Would desperately love to stick aroundand hang with us through the weekend. 14 pounds, eight ounces,30 pounds and five ouncesand Hunter Shryock has his eyeson his first ChampionshipSunday appearance if he keeps catching them like that. Through the first cut,and I know it’s alwaysa lot of pressure drops off at that point. And I bet you guysgotta be looking forwardto getting out there tomorrow. – I haven’t even thoughtabout it honestly,I’m still kind of shakingbecause at two o’clock,I’m doing at three. And I had nine pounds,so literally in like40 minutes, I lookedup to the sky and said,”Lord, I need a bite,just give me a sign. “And he gave me three fornine pounds instantly. So really blessed day,and I’m just thankfulto get those couplebites right at the end. – Pretty good sign. I look forward to see you tomorrow. – Like I said before,there’s not a lot of difference betweenfinishing at the front or in last place,and today was just one ofthose super special daysthat, you know, reallythey happen all the time. I want to believe, and have the faith,that those things are going to happen. And it’s just an awesomereminder that, you know what?You’re never out of it. – 107 anglers,cut it down to 50. And after today, 12 will moveon to Championship Sunday. With one question in mind, holding thatblue trophy high over their head. – Little better. – There’s no way Ican do it, if you don’t. – Yeah! Yeah! Boom! – From Newcomerstown, Ohio,Elite Series Rookie, Hunter Shryock. With 30 pounds and fiveounces starting today,love to get him into Championship Sunday. Looking for 12 pounds, 15 ounces so far. 13 pounds, nine ounces! ‘Cause you’re sittingin 12th place right now. – Yeah, I don’t thinkthat’s going to hold up,I mean I’ve had a fun week here,and really just, I justscrambled everyday. And the Mississippi River, it’s rising,and a lot of fun. You know, I was throwing my Abu Garcianew gen fours, with the newSpiderwire Stealth-Braid,and I think that really made a difference. Power pole down, make long, long casts. I’m talking 30, 40 yards on a frog,and that’s the funnestway for me to go fishing. So I had a fun week, blessed week,and thanks to everybody for showing out,and hopefully, I wasgunning to be here tomorrow,but I don’t think it’s going to happen. – Well, we’d love you to stick around. We’ll find out at theend, at the weigh in. Former Bass Pro. It’s a good or bad tournament,some lessons are still being taught,and, you know, understandingthat the processof trying to get there,and trying to do well,is these are the moments thatI’m going to remember forever.