Pete Ponds is a local angler and knows the reservoir.
Janet Jones raises the flag for the National Anthem. It's an honor for everyone here. Her son is in the U.S. Marine Corps.
Kendall Newson is boat #1. It's his first draw of the lucky number.
The boat ramp is a busy place on the opening morning of the Bassmaster Central Open at Ross Barnett Lake.
Louisiana's Craig Duvall, a co-angler at the Ross Barnett Central Open, is ready for anything on the opening morning of the ornament.
A full field and a huge crowd of eager anglers get ready to head out on to Ross Barnett for the 2015 Bass Pro Shops Central Open #1.
A packed house for registration of the first Bass Pro Shops Central Open of the year.
Last season Scott Barnett finished one place away from qualifying for the Elite Series. One spot higher, and he would have faced a dilemma.
Texan Brian Clark has qualified for the Elite Series via the Central Opens in 2015, 2009 and 2008.