"I've basically been out of fish since the first day, but I keep scrounging around," he said. "I don't have any big ones left that I know I can catch.
"There's a couple that I haven't been able to catch that I'd like to shoot before I leave here," he joked.
He might look for other spawners tomorrow or he may switch gears altogether.
"I'm contemplating that. If I tried something totally different I could fall pretty hard, but then again I can't fall any farther than 12th place. It's tough to decide whether to go for a big sack or do the best you can with what you have.
"If I had to say right now, I'd say that I'm going to sight-fish for part of the day, anyway."
It took him a substantial portion of the day to complete his limit and he culled several times thereafter.
"It was kind of one of those things where I hated to catch them because they weren't much bigger than what I had, but I needed every ounce I could get to make sure I made the Top 12." Complete Story