The top three in the final points standings earn berths in the Bassmaster Classic next February on the Red River in Shreveport, La. The top 10 will be invited to fish on the 11-event Bassmaster Elite Series that begins in March on Lake Amistad.
Several Elite pros will be anxiously watching the final Southern Open on Guntersville Lake this week, hoping for a miracle of sorts. They're the bubble guys.
In this photo gallery you will see images of the 2008 central open #2 on Kentucky Lake in Tennessee. It is the second day weigh in.
"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."
It's been said that Rick Clunn's 28-year streak of consecutive Bassmaster Classic qualifications could be the most remarkable achievement in all of sports.
Rick Clunn advises to never underestimate the angler's that you're fishing against.
The final day jitters of the 2008 Elite Series Bluegrass Brawl.
The final day at the 2008 Bluegrass Brawl is all about catching the leader KVD.
Some of the angler's let us in on their techniques, what's working and what's not, on Day Three of the 2008 Champion's Choice.
Alton Jones would like to emulate Rick Clunn as being a back-to-back Classic winner.