Latest Opens Series News

A nice James River bass

Jul 6, 2015

Bruce Whitmore found a nice one in practice. 

Jones nabs a practice catch

Jul 6, 2015

Alton Jones Jr. poses with a practice catch.

A James River bass

Jul 6, 2015

Jason Dudek poses with a 4-pound James River bass.

Not quite a keeper

Jul 6, 2015

Shannon Jones' first day of practice has been spent catching all the wrong species: catfish, sunfish and now a bar fish. He said, "Having a blast learning the tidal water of the James River and the Appomattox."

Helping a hitchhiker

Jul 6, 2015

Sam George said, "Found this dude floating in the river and gave him a ride to shore on my Power-Poles."

Northern Open: Englund all in for Elites

Jul 6, 2015

Minnesota’s Jon Englund got hooked on bass later in life than most anglers who fish Bassmaster tournaments at any level.

Ike: Why I fish the Northern Opens

Jul 6, 2015

A fellow asked me today why I fish the Northern Open tournaments. I thought it was an interesting question. Here’s my answer.

Northern Open #1 angler roster

Jul 3, 2015

As a service to the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Open presented by Allstate anglers, fans and media, B.A.S.S. now publishes on a roster of the anglers and co-anglers participating in each Bassmaster Open tournament.

Northern Open competitors will experience James River at its summer best

Jul 2, 2015

Virginia’s historic James River will host the first 2015 Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Northern Open presented by Allstate from July 9-11, and the timing couldn’t be better.

Reed Montgomery back to guiding after cancer bout

Jul 1, 2015

The world seemed to be crashing down on former Bassmaster competitor and longtime guide Reed Montgomery when he was diagnosed with pancreatic cancer in November 2014.