In this photo gallery, you'll find behind-the-scenes images from Day Two of the 2009 Southern Open #1 on the Harris Chain of Lakes, near Tavares, Florida.
When one of the greatest anglers is on the line offering thanks, you listen more than talk.
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.
Herren said he's flipping to a "big grass mat," and throwing a frog, spinnerbait and buzzbait.
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.
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.
In this photo gallery you will see images of the 2008 southern open #3 on Lake Guntersville in Alabama. It is the first day launch.
Now is your chance to catch up on the 2008 Elite Series Pride of Georgia tournament at Clarks Hill Lake in Evans, Georgia
The 2007 Elite Series Blue Ridge Brawl was held at Smith Mountain Lake in Moneta, VA.
Elite Series tournament at Clarks Hill Lake in Evans, Georgia.