From Bassmaster writer Steve Wright
If you’re watching “Bassmaster LIVE,” you witnessed as emotional a moment as you’ll see in this sport. Carl Jocumsen completed a 35th birthday five-bass limit with a 3-pound, 8-ounce smallmouth bass.
“That could be a $100,000 fish!” said Jocumsen, before he was simply overcome by the moment and was left breathing hard on the boat deck, flat on his back.
Jocumsen doesn’t know what anybody else has today, but he knows he’s got close to 20 pounds, which would be three pounds heavier than any other limit weighed previously this week. Making the moment even more dramatic, Jocumsen went almost four hours between the last fish in his four-bass, 16-pound flurry, which ended at 8:33 a.m., and his fifth fish, which came at 12:13 p.m.
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