In this photo gallery you will see images of the 2009 Central open at the Atchafalaya basin in Louisiana day two on the water.
Texas' Stephen Johnston put his experience as a guide on Sam Rayburn Reservoir to good use, putting 22 pounds of bass on the scales to claim the first-day lead in the Bassmaster Central Open.
In this photo gallery you will see images of the 2009 Central open at Sam Rayburn in Texas. You will see images of the first day weigh in.
In this photo gallery, you'll find behind-the-scenes images from Day Four of the 2009 Elite Series Blue Ridge Brawl on Smith Mountain Lake, near Moneta, Virginia.
His reward was the biggest bass of the 2009 Central Open on Toledo Bend.
In this photo gallery, you'll find weigh-in images from Day Two of the 2009 Central Open #1 on Toledo Bend Reservoir, near Many, Louisiana.
In the toughest Classic to date, Larry Nixon outpaced a frustrated field. The Ohio River produced only five 6-bass limits over the three competition days.
Stanley Mitchell of Fitzgerald, Georgia, is the Classic's youngest champion at 21, winning the 11th Bassmaster Classic.
Stanley Mitchell was the youngest competitor in the field and had barely squeaked into the tournament as the 10th place finisher in the Western Division of the BASS Tournament Trail.
Challenging best describes the 2003-2004 tournament season as new qualifying formats, stiff competition, unpredictable weather and diverse waters put the competitors to the test.