As some were having trouble with the lack of wind, a few of the pros were able to put together a solid pattern that held up on Day One.
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.
In this photo gallery you will see the 2008 central open #2 on Kentucky Lake in Tennessee. It is the first day weigh in.
The pros fresh off The Red River Open tell you what techniques they used to win.
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.