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Twenty-one-year-old Wheeler whacks 21-15

Fatheadz pro Jacob Wheeler racked up an early lead of over 5 pounds on day one of the Forrest Wood Cup on Lake Lanier. (Photo by David A. Brown)

Indianapolis pro blows the doors opens on opening day of Forrest Wood Cup

09.Aug.2012 by Brett Carlson

DULUTH, Ga. – Everyone expected the 2012 Forrest Wood Cup to be a drop-shot fest for spotted bass. But for many of the 46 pros, it was anything but on day one. Overcast conditions opened a window for schooling fish and also ignited a shallow-water largemouth bite. Count pro leader Jacob Wheeler among those who capitalized on the conditions.

While most assumed Lake Lanier would fish better than it did in 2010, no one expected a 21-pound, 15-ounce stringer. After catching the second-heaviest Forrest Wood Cup weight in history, even Wheeler himself was stunned.

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