Latest Opens Series News

The north wind has arrived

Sep 13, 2013

The photo below was taken from my hotel room balcony, looks like the cancellation was a wise move by B.A.S.S. Senior Tournament Manager, Chris Bowes.  The last check of a buoy located on Lake Erie showed north winds at 29 miles per hour, gusting to 35.  During yesterdays weigh in, several anglers voiced their approval for the prospects of a day off, including tournament leader Mike Iaconelli. Iaconelli said his spine could use the rest from a very rough boat road across the lake yesterday.

Day Two on Erie cancelled

Sep 12, 2013

Forecast of high winds and high waves on Lake Erie forces Day Two cancellation of Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Northern Open.

Shryocks shrug off sibling rivalry

Sep 12, 2013

Elite pro Fletcher Shryock eagerly shares knowledge with brother Hunter.

Open: Day One weigh-in

Sep 12, 2013

See how the anglers fared Day One on Lake Erie.

Ike has Erie feeling

Sep 12, 2013

Michael Iaconelli made the most of his last best chance to qualify for the 2013 Bassmaster Classic on Day One at Lake Erie.

Erie: Bronzeback bass bonanza

Sep 12, 2013

B.A.S.S. photographer James Overstreet takes us on the water with the Opens anglers for all of the ups and downs of the Day One action.

Christie predicts a tough battle on the Arkansas River

Sep 12, 2013

Despite Jason Christie's familiarity with the river, he doesn’t want to be considered a local favorite in the Bass Pro Shops Central Open slated for Sept. 19-21 on the Arkansas River.

Erie: Rainy start to Day One

Sep 12, 2013

It's Day One of the Bass Pro Shops Northern Open #3 on Ohio's Lake Erie.

Erie: It's a bronzeback bass bonanza

Sep 12, 2013

We are in the middle of a bronzeback bass bonanza. Pelee Island is THE happening place. As predicted it's where the action is and so are the boats.

Anglers make long run on Day One

Sep 12, 2013

Here's how Day One of the Bass Pro Shops Northern Open #3 looks to be setting up.