In this photo gallery, you'll find images of the anglers, sponsors and B.A.S.S. staff as they complete the registration process for the 2009 Bassmaster Classic on the Red River, near Shreveport, Louisiana.
In this article you will read about the Southern open On lake Guntersville and how three more anglers qualified for the Classic.
In this photo gallery you will see images of the 2008 southern open on Lake Guntersville in Alabama. It is the third day weigh in.
When one of the greatest anglers is on the line offering thanks, you listen more than talk.
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.
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.