Topics: 2008 Bassmaster Southern Open #3

2008 Bassmaster Southern Open #3: Guntersville

Oct 18, 2008

When one of the greatest anglers is on the line offering thanks, you listen more than talk.

2008 Bassmaster Southern Open #3: Guntersville

Oct 17, 2008

Senior Tournament Manager Chris Bowes pointed out on stage that the combined weight between the two anglers was more than the sum of their ages.

2008 Bassmaster Southern Open #3: Guntersville

Oct 17, 2008

Herren said he's flipping to a "big grass mat," and throwing a frog, spinnerbait and buzzbait.

2008 Bassmaster Southern Open #3: Herren

Oct 17, 2008

Matt Herren couldn't wipe the wide smile off his face after he returned to the Lake Guntersville State Park dock Friday afternoon.

2008 Bassmaster Southern Open #3: Guntersville

Oct 17, 2008

It was as if the two Alabama pros had picked up where they left off at the Southern Open on South Carolina's Santee Cooper Reservoir last May, when Tharp won, leaving second place to Herren.

2008 Bassmaster Southern Open #3: Guntersville

Oct 17, 2008

The top three in the final points standings earn berths in the Bassmaster Classic next February on the Red River in Shreveport, La. The top 10 will be invited to fish on the 11-event Bassmaster Elite Series that begins in March on Lake Amistad.

2008 Bassmaster Southern Open #3: Guntersville

Oct 16, 2008

Many of the pros, sitting atop bags much bigger than anticipated, targeted the bass holed up the large grass mats.

2008 Bassmaster Southern Open #3: Guntersville

Oct 16, 2008

About 200 Southern Open pros will compete Oct. 16-18 for the event's title and $45,000 first-place prize. An equal number of co-anglers will be out to win their division's first-place prize, a boat package valued at $32,000.

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