Bluebird skies settled over Oklahoma’s Grand Lake O’ the Cherokees on day two of the 14 Division Champs2013 Federation National Championship in Grove, Okla. Fourteen TBF anglers advance to battle it out for those national titles and all the glory. It was down to ounces as each division walked their anglers across stage and 14 elite did just what they came here to do.
Overall tournament leader and Southwest Division Champion boater, Mark Daniels Jr., from Fairfield, Calif., caught a limit of bass weighing 24lbs 10ounces making his two day total 43lbs. “Grand Lake today proved to me the quality of fish you normally read about,” Daniels’s said. This is his first appearance at the national contest. “I’m extremely excited, this is the opportunity of a lifetime; I’ve been working for this all my life.”