Monroe of Hughson, Calif., weighed in 24-15 Friday to add to his gigantic first-day sack of 34-5 for a two-day total of 59-4 on Lake Okeechobee. Lane, who won Bassmaster events on Okeechobee in 2006 and 2010, had 45-9 for second place, moving up from fourth.
Monroe isn’t claiming anything, even with 13-plus pounds as a cushion.
“I want a 40-pound lead to be comfortable. Anything can happen tomorrow,” he said. Read More