Thirty-five years ago this week Roland Martin and Tommy Martin competed on Ross Barnett Reservoir for the first time. They were back this week for the Bass Pro Shops Central Open #3.
Randall Tharp moved one step closer to achieving his goals for the Bass Pro Shops Central Open at Ross Barnett Reservoir.
Volunteers Camryn and Kathryn from Mississippi College help with the live release boat. Photo by Ryan Hermecz.
After the fog lifted, Opens anglers spent another day on the Mississippi lily pads searching for that big bite.
After waiting out a fog delay, anglers begin the second day of competition in Ridgeland, Miss.
If you visit Bassmaster.com often, you know we have a dedicated crew covering all our tournaments. For this week’s Open on Ross Barnett Reservoir, James Overstreet is manning the camera and Craig Lamb is doing the writing. Covering a bass fishing tournament probably sounds like a blast to most of you, and it is, but it also makes for some seriously long days.
The fog is dissipating but patches remain. Here's the proof, with Bassmaster Elite Series pro Chris Zaldain on board the camera boat with James Overstreet.
Photos of a delayed beginning of Day Two of the Central Open #3.
The fog has lifted and the anglers are off on Day Two of the Bass Pro Shops Central Open #3 on Ross Barnett Reservoir.
Shaye Baker (above) and Mike Pharr (below) give us the competitors' perspective on the foggy morning in Mississippi.