Latest Opens Series News

Dustin Connell’s spotted bass solution

Apr 17, 2015

PRATTVILLE, Ala. — Spotted bass fishing success is boom or bust on current-driven fisheries like the Alabama River. Moving water keeps bass stationary and easy to find. Without current the fish scatter and are difficult to catch. 

Opens: Behind the scenes on the Alabama River

Apr 17, 2015

Step behind the scenes of the Bass Pro Shops Southern Open presented by Allstate on the Alabama River.

Follow the leader

Apr 17, 2015

We head out on the Alabama River to chase down Day 1 leader Dustin Connell as he tries to maintain his lead of the 2015 Bass Pro Shops Southern Open #2 Presented by Allstate. See it here. 

Opens: Follow the leader with Dustin Connell

Apr 17, 2015

We head out on the Alabama River to chase down Day 1 leader Dustin Connell as he tries to maintain his lead of the 2015 Bass Pro Shops Southern Open #2 Presented by Allstate

Alabama River action

Apr 17, 2015

The Opens anglers fight the elements on a very wet Day 2 on the Alabama River.

Bilbrey with a giant bass

Apr 17, 2015

Open: Day 2 begins

Apr 17, 2015

See the pros and cos battle the rain as they takeoff onto the Alabama River Day 2 of the 2015 Bass Pro Shops Southern Open #2.

Scenes from the Day 2 launch

Apr 17, 2015

Photos by Mark Bilbrey

Day 2 begins

Apr 17, 2015

The weather ahead

Apr 17, 2015

Welcome to Day 2 of the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Opens presented by Allstate.   A picture does better than words in describing the weather ahead.   Look for our Shaye Baker to follow the leader. Shaye is our resident local expert for Bassmaster.com and he'll provide enlightening reports about the action ahead.

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