A midday flurry gave Anthony Gagliardi the opportunity to cull up from a dinky limit and the Prosperity South Carolina pro took full advantage by sacking up 19-12 for fourth place. With maybe 11 pounds in the boat by late morning, Gagliardi made a move that paid off big for him and his co-angler partner Chris Kinney-Hermes, who leads his division.
“I finally got on one place that I had some bites on in practice,” Gagliardi said. “There was a bunch of fish there and they all turned on and started feeding and we caught them pretty good for about 45 minutes. I’m sure that some of the places I fished earlier had some fish on them and they may have turned out at some point. It’s just a timing deal – you have to be at the right place at the right time.”
Gagliardi was mostly dragging plastics along the bottom but he mixed in some cranking and jerkbaiting throughout the day. Full Story