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.
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.
Several Elite pros will be anxiously watching the final Southern Open on Guntersville Lake this week, hoping for a miracle of sorts. They're the bubble guys.
Edwin Evers, Aaron Martens, Jimmy Mize, Derek Remitz & Terry Butcher answer questions about fishin in Tennessee.
Elite Series Tour tournament at Kentucky Lake in Gilbertsville, Kentucky.
The 2007 Elite Series Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year recap.
Elite Series tournament at Lake Toho on the Kissimme Chain of Lakes, Florida.
The 2007 Empire Chase Elite Series tournament was held on Lake Erie and the Niagara River in Buffalo, New York.
Elite Series tournament at Clarks Hill Lake in Evans, Georgia.
Elite Series tournament at California Delta in Stockton, California.