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Kilgore High alumni Lee Livesay (above) is fishing today on the Sabine River as a part of a Bassmaster Elite Series event; Livesay was in fourth after the first day of weigh-in on Thursday. The event continues all weekend, and on Saturday and Sunday can be seen on Fox Sports 1 (FS1).

It’s just like the old days, when Kilgore High School alumni Lee Livesay would fish the Sabine River.

Except for this time, it’s farther south – oh, and it’s a part of the BASSMASTER Elite Series. You know – on national television, as one of the best professional fishermen in the world.

Livesay, a former Kilgore High football standout and 2004 KHS graduate, is fourth in the standings after the first day (Thursday) of the 2021 Dovetail Games Bassmaster Elite at the Sabine River.

Watch Lee and the entire Bassmaster Elite field compete live on Fox Sports 1 (FS1) on Saturday morning, starting at 7 a.m.

Brock Mosley, from Collinsville, Miss., is in the lead after Thursday’s weigh-in, with 15 pounds, 10 ounces, and Jason Christie of Park Hill, Okla., is second, nine ounces behind.

Caleb Kuphall of Wisconsin has 13 pounds, even, and then Livesay in fourth, with 12 pounds and eight ounces.

The fishermen took off from Orange (Texas) Boat Ramp at 6:45 a.m., and weather could play a role today. Weigh-in was scheduled to begin at 3 p.m. at the ramp, with 49 of the 99 anglers advancing to Saturday’s semifinals.

See coverage of the event on bassmaster.com, and more on Livesay in the coming days there, and online here at kilgorenewsherald.com.

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