Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Opens Blog

Noise pollution?

7:49 am EDT, Apr 24, 2014
Here's Tournament Director Chris Bowes' iPhone. It's hooked up to the PA system.
 
Like it or not here's the song that plays each morning to begin the take-off.

Sign weirdness

7:48 am EDT, Apr 24, 2014

This sign probably has a time of year when it means business. It's at the ramp floating on a dock in 6 feet of water today.

Five minutes to take-off

7:46 am EDT, Apr 24, 2014

Sunrise at the boat ramp

7:44 am EDT, Apr 24, 2014

Boat ID fobs all in place

7:43 am EDT, Apr 24, 2014

In about 45 minutes, this box filled with boat number ID fobs will be empty,

Good morning from the Central Open

7:41 am EDT, Apr 24, 2014
Good morning from the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Central Open #2 presented by Allstate.
 
We have a decent day of weather ahead with partly sunny skies and a daytime high in the low 80s. There's a chance for a pop-up thunderstorm. After all this is a Bassmaster event ... 
 
Here's Trait Crist. All lit up on the front deck is her boat.

Catfish and pudding

4:21 pm EDT, Apr 23, 2014

The anglers are getting ready to be served dinner at the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Central Open. Thanks to the Shreveport-Bossier City Sports Commission for providing this fantastic meal.

Art of the Open

3:03 pm EDT, Apr 23, 2014

...just got to registration for the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Central Open at the Bossier City Civic Center...cool place...nice artwork.

Angler lands a 7-pounder in Red River practice

11:47 am EDT, Apr 23, 2014

Joe Lee caught a 7-pounder during practice on the Red River. Thanks to Marvin Wells.

Like a kid in a candy store

2:14 pm EDT, Apr 22, 2014

Fishing with Debra Hengst today is first time co-angler Joe Watson. He is like a kid in a candy store enjoying the practice time on the Red River.

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