Latest Opens Series News

Opens anglers prepare for take-off on the Rez

Oct 17, 2013

It's a hazy start to Day One of the Bass Pro Shops Central Open #3.

Prayers for James “Jimmy” Johnson

Oct 16, 2013

Don Barone offers a prayer for the family of James "Jimmy" Johnson.

The B.A.S.S. Nation unites for Johnson

Oct 16, 2013

The bass fishing community is reacting with an overwhelming show of grief and support following the untimely death of James “Jimmy” Johnson.

Teen arrested in Opens angler shooting

Oct 16, 2013

Jackson Police have a teenager in custody in connection with the shooting death of a Jimmy Johnson at a Jackson, Miss., motel.

A look at Ross Barnett

Oct 15, 2013

Ross Barnett gives anglers a variety of habitat choices and will prove to be a true test of their skill and decision-making abilities.

My Erie plan, Part 4

Oct 14, 2013

Once the Erie tournament started, the time for practice and looking around was over. I had my spots and I knew what I wanted to do. It was just a matter of executing.

Opens on a budget

Oct 14, 2013

Shaye Baker shows us some pretty creative redneck engineering that keeps him comfortable sleeping in the back of his truck.

Scientists to study Erie bass from Open

Oct 13, 2013

Biologists collected bass data at the Northern Open to learn more about the largemouth and smallmouth populations in Erie.

Ponds ready for final Central Open

Oct 10, 2013

Despite being a local, Pete Ponds says he's on equal footing with the other Open anglers on Ross Barnett Reservoir.

The bumpy road

Oct 3, 2013

Any road worth traveling is bound to have a few bumps along the way.