Faircloth leads Miss. River Rumble after three days

Published On: Jun 23 2012 08:32:00 PM CDT   Updated On: Jun 23 2012 09:22:59 PM CDT
Bassmaster Day 3

LA CROSSE, Wis. - Todd Faircloth,  one of 12 anglers remaining in the Bassmaster Elite Series' Mississippi River Rumble, leads all anglers with a collective weight of 47 lbs., 11 oz. The event wraps up on Sunday.

Aaron Martens is in second place at 47 lbs., 4 oz. Terry Butcher, Dean Rojas, Jamie Horton, Cliff Pace, Cliff Prince, Rick Clunn, Terry Scroggins, Randy Howell, Bill Lowen, and Stephen Kennedy round out the finalists.

The field was cut from 50 to 12 on Saturday, with a few notable names missing from Sunday's lineup. One of the most accomplished names in the sport, Kevin Van Dam, finished in 12th place but lost in a tie-breaker. Current Angler of the Year leader Brent Chapman also missed the cut.