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On Table Rock

8:10 am EDT, Oct 1, 2015

Photos by Paul Benson

Shaye and JO

8:08 am EDT, Oct 1, 2015

Why our photographers Shaye Baker and James Overstreet are standing beside each other is debatable. You write the cutline.

Closed for the season

7:58 am EDT, Oct 1, 2015

A few weeks ago you could grab a treat before heading out on the lake.

The big boat

7:56 am EDT, Oct 1, 2015

Missouri Highway Patrol brings the big boat.

Pre-dawn and no fog at Table Rock State Park Marina

7:55 am EDT, Oct 1, 2015

We're 20 minutes away from takeoff and so far so good. No fog!

True legends

8:37 pm EDT, Sep 30, 2015

Look who I ran into at the Bassmaster Open here on Table Rock Lake. Tommy Martin and Stacy King are true legends of our sport.

Family prefish

4:48 pm EDT, Sep 30, 2015

Mother and son Vanetta and Ryan Groeteke prefished together for the Open today. Both caught nice smallmouth bass in the midlake area.

Stingy Table Rock

10:13 am EDT, Sep 30, 2015

Table Rock has been stingy to me but I finally caught one fish of the size I'm looking for.


Update by pro Cody J. Salzmann

Furry cabin friend

10:09 am EDT, Sep 30, 2015

Sitting around the table eating dinner with Brett Preuett and playing with the little buddy we found in our cabin.


Update by co-angler Bret Mclendon 

Practice pic

10:05 am EDT, Sep 30, 2015

Pro Zack Gagnard says, "Wish we had these in Louisiana!"