This photo gallery features images on the water during day one of competition at the 2010 Bassmaster Central Open #3.
This photo gallery features images from the first day of the 2010 Central Open #3.
This photo gallery features images submitted by Bassmaster readers of their lunkers.
More highlights from 2010 from our BASS Reporter's Notebook.
Bassmaster Elite Series pro Fred Roumbanis gives points on topwater fishing and when to walk and when to pop. It is a question of quality versus quantity.
For most Americans, the opportunity to participate in these great sports is a privilege — not a right. And that means this privilege could come under attack, or perhaps even be taken away, by anti-hunting and fishing groups.
From Kevin Short, two-time Bassmaster Tournament winner: "The trophy is the best part of winning. The trophy will be around forever. My buddy Stevie came over to the house after my win and he didn't want to see the check, all he said was, 'Where's the hardware?'
Elite Series Tour tournament on Ft. Gibson Lake in Muskogee, Oklahoma.
Kenyon Hill talks about techniques for fishing Fort Gibson Lake. Learning to adapt to changes in structure and water level are key to catching fish on any body of water
The 2010 Bassmaster Elite Series is in the books. I didn't have a very good event in Oklahoma. Finishing 56th out of 93 isn't my idea of a good time. And I didn't qualify for the postseason. That's not where I want to be, either. Still, all is not lost. I'm a solid qualifier for the 2011 Bassmaster Classic. I'm proud of that.