Mark Daniels Jr. mixed in a dropshot and tube bite with his primary pattern of deep cranking. His three-pronged approached gave him a 3rd place finish behind Jason Christie and Brock Mosley.
Steve Kennedy utilized a swimbait during the Advance Auto Parts Bassmaster Elite at Lake St. Clair and on Day 3 managed to catch two smallmouth, back-to-back, to get his day going in the right direction.
There were numerous Elite Series anglers that had intense battles with smallmouth at the side of the boat. Some came off, but these close calls ended on a good note as Brock Mosley, Jason Christie and Bradley Roy all managed to land their fish.