PALM BAY, Fla. – Skeet Reese wasted no time on taking the lead during Elimination Round 1 of the 2022 Wiley X Summit Cup Presented by B&W Trailer Hitches, finishing the day with a 17-pound lead over second-place angler Wesley Strader.

Reese caught the majority of his bass during the first two periods, adding up to 27 bass weighing 59 pounds, 7 ounces. Using a bladed swim jig for all but one of his catches, Reese’s day was spent fishing pockets where he targeted vegetation below water.

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