Anglers Weigh 49-pound Limit of Bass This Weekend

Before tournament partners Brian Shook and Danny Iles launched their bass boat on famed Sam Rayburn Reservoir on Saturday morning, they honestly didn’t know whether or not they’d get a bite. What they described as a “coin flip” decision on the morning of the tournament turned out to be the best decision of their fishing careers. In short, the team had five fish for 49.31 pounds by 10:15 in the morning.

You read that right. Nearly a 10-pound average two hours before lunch. I caught up with 30-year-old teammate Danny Iles and he divulged all sorts of information about how they caught such a historic limit of bass which resulted in over $52,000 in prize money for the two young anglers.

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