Nearly three months after the Bassmaster Elite Series wrapped up its regular season, Keith Poche was feeling restless, itching to get back into a major competition.
Jeff Kriet grew up in Oklahoma but claims that the Arkansas River that runs through the state has never been among his favorite fisheries.
The Arkansas River is where many Elite Series pros cut their angling teeth, and they’re better off for it.
For Debra Hengst the Central Open carries special significance, it will be her first major event since she completed treatment for breast cancer in late April.
Watch the anglers weigh in on stage at the 2011 Central Open #2 from the Arkansas River in Muskogee, Okla.
Get live, on-the-water video updates from the Arkansas River throughout the day.
I was really on them, but the weather report looked grim. As it turned out, Table Rock is the tournament that got away.