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Martens holds slim lead after second day of Bassmaster Elite at Chesapeake Bay

Martens holds slim lead after second day of Bassmaster Elite at Chesapeake Bay

Aaron Martens took another step toward his second victory of the season Friday, weighing in five bass that weighed 15 pounds in the Huk Performance Fishing Bassmaster Elite at Chesapeake Bay. The weight pushed Martens' two-day total in waters off North East in Cecil County to 32 pounds, 8 ounces and kept him in the lead for a second straight day. But two young anglers, Michigan's Chad Pipkens (31-13) and Australian Carl Jocumsen (31-12), are less than a pound back, and reigning Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year Greg Hackney (30-5) is within striking distance with two days remaining. Martens, who has performed well in tougher tournaments throughout his career, said he...

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