Rojas' stringer was a pound heavier than his previous day's bag, but it gained him no ground in the standings.
"I still think I've got a shot, being 2-12 out," he said. "I need to have a big bag tomorrow, but if I come in with 18 I could win it.
"It can happen. The conditions are changing, so we'll see what happens tomorrow."
He went through eight keepers, including one that weighed nearly 5 pounds. That was his second fish and it bit his SPRO BronzEye Frog before the day was an hour old. He lost a couple that might've gained him a few ounces.
"I think what I'm doing is conducive to whatever conditions we get tomorrow. The frog has been real good the last 3 days – they bit it when the water was high and they bit it when it was low. Either way, it should be good.
"I've also been doing a little flipping and I'll probably do some tomorrow. It's on my radar, anyway." Read more