KISSIMMEE, Fla. – One final Elimination Round remains in the USAA Patriot Cup Presented by Berkley which airs on Saturday, April 17. Nine more anglers will fish on John’s Lake outside of Kissimmee, Florida with only the top six advancing on to the Sudden Death Rounds. The anglers fishing in Elimination Round 3 are:
The nine anglers will fish for three periods on John’s Lake to try and be one of the six pros above the Elimination Line at the end of the round. The three anglers who are unable to find their way above the Elimination Line as time expires will be eliminated from Patriot Cup contention. A scorable bass must weigh 1 pound for the Patriot Cup.
REDCREST 2021 Champion Dustin Connell and 2020 Summit Cup Champion Takahiro Omori headline the group of nine anglers in Elimination Round 3. Scott Suggs also has an MLF Cup trophy to his credit, as the Arkansas pro 2015 Summit Cup. Texas pro Kelly Jordon took home the 2014 Challenge Cup as well.
In Elimination Round 2, Jesse Wiggins blew away the rest of the competitors on John’s Lake while taking the top spot on SCORETRACKER®. Wiggins caught 32 bass for 48 pounds, 7 ounces on his way to an impressive first-place finish. Jared Linter, Zack Birge, Jacob Wheeler, Terry Scroggins and Mark Rose are also advancing to the Sudden Death Rounds along with Wiggins. Aaron Martens, Jeff Kriet and Andy Montgomery were unable to register enough weight on SCORETRACKER® to make the top six and were eliminated.
Elimination Round 3 will air on Outdoor Channel on Saturday, April 17 at 2 p.m. ET. The full television schedule can be found at MajorLeagueFishing.com.