In this photo gallery you will see images of the 2008 central open#2 on Lake Texoma in Texas. It is the third day launch.
DENISON, Texas : With the Bassmaster Classic on the line, much is at stake going into the final day of the Central Open on Lake Texoma.
The Classic berths will be awarded after the season's final event.The top 10 in the points standings will be invited to join the 2009 Bassmaster Elite Series, the highest level of BASS competition.
"Going back to the Classic on the Red River would be nice," said Williams. "The Red River fits the way I like to fish. If I go, I'll be putting everything I've got into it."
The top 10 after the Texas tournament will be invited to advance to the Elite level, and the top three will earn berths in the Bassmaster Classic on Louisiana's Red River out of Shreveport-Bossier City, Feb. 20-22.
The three pros who finish at the top of the points standings after Texoma will qualify for the 2009 Classic, Feb. 20-22 on the Red River out of Shreveport-Bossier City, La. The top 10 Central Open pros will be invited to advance to the Bassmaster Elite Series.
"I made a 45-mile run, maybe 50, to a backwater spot I found in practice that I knew held quality bass. I fished there about 30 minutes before she took my lure.
Billy McCaghren's key to winning his first Bassmaster Open was fishing deeper water than most, and getting late spawners.
In this photo gallery, you'll find images from Day Three of the 2008 Central Open #1 on the Red River, near Shreveport, Louisiana.
In this photo gallery, you'll find images from Day Two of the 2008 Central Open #1 on the Red River, near Shreveport, Louisiana.