It was 209 days ago that Chris Jones made a symbolic and personal vow - to wear his 2013 Classic admission armband until he himself qualified for the event.
Terry Butcher fishes the final day of the Bass Pro Shops Central Open #2 on the Arkansas River in Muskogee, Okla.
The Opens anglers launch on the Arkansas River for the final day of the Central Open #2.
Crew assists five boats in two days of fishing on Arkansas River.
Local TV celebrity put on a show featuring a limit of bass that would put him in lead, and a boat rescue by two competitors.
See how the B.A.S.S. Nation anglers did on Day Two of the Eastern Divisional.
Elite pro and Arkansas River veteran follows usual game plan at Central Open - have no plan.
See how the anglers fared Day One of the 2013 Bass Pro Shops Central Open #2 on the Arkansas River.
Hightower makes most of home field advantage at Central Open #2 in Oklahoma.
Catch up with the anglers Day One of the 2013 Bass Pro Shops Central Open #2.