There's a lot more at stake in the final Bass Pro Shops Southern Open of 2012 than you might realize. Check it out.
Chris Lane talks about a lake he knows well and what it will take to win the last Southern Open of 2012.
The Opens consist of nine events — three tournaments each in three divisions (Southern, Northern and Central) — in nine different states, covering rivers, natural lakes and man-made reservoirs.
With all the challenges facing anglers at the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Central Open on Fort Gibson Lake, it only seems logical that an Oklahoman would take the top prize.
The pros and cos duke it out on the final day of the Central Open on Fort Gibson Lake!
If you weren't able to attend the final weigh-in, we'll help you feel like you aren't missing out...too much!
While aspiring anglers put forth great efforts to launch into the Elite series from the Opens, none of them comes close to those taken by Carl Jocumsen.
B.A.S.S. photographer James Overstreet catches up with Central Open tournament leader Scott Dean and Day One leader Kevin Short on the final day of competition.
Opens anglers were met with wind and cooler temperatures at launch on the final day of the Bass Pro Shops Central Open in Oklahoma.
Second place is not bad, but first is better.