Latest Opens Series News


Mar 14, 2015

Brent Chapman fights to free his boat from a stump.

Brainard starts close to home

Mar 14, 2015

Sitting in second place, Jay Brainard starts close to home fishing the docks near take-off where he's caught the majority of his fish this week.

In the thick of things

Mar 14, 2015


Day 3 launch

Mar 14, 2015

The top 12 anglers take off on the final day of the 2015 Bass Pro Shops Central Open #1 presented by Allstate.

The final day begins

Mar 14, 2015

The work is done and now it’s time for more. The anglers head out on Ross Barnett for the final day.

Through the eye of a GoPro

Mar 14, 2015

Another got-to-have is a GoPro. Shaye Baker mounts this one on the console of Tommy Biffle's boat.

Morning serenade

Mar 14, 2015

Here’s another essential for the take-off. It’s the sound system that serenades the anglers out of the dock.


Mar 14, 2015

Two must-haves for a tournament launch are here. Those are a cup of coffee and a countdown clock.

Preparing for take-off

Mar 14, 2015

Brent Chapman and the rest of the top 12 pros and cos prepare for take-off.

Follow the rainbow

Mar 13, 2015

Photo 1 shows how rough the water got. This competitor is loading his boat at the ramp to weigh in.   Photo 2 is of the rainbow that popped out briefly between rainstorms during the Day 2 weigh-in.