Another got-to-have is a GoPro. Shaye Baker mounts this one on the console of Tommy Biffle's boat.
Here’s another essential for the take-off. It’s the sound system that serenades the anglers out of the dock.
Two must-haves for a tournament launch are here. Those are a cup of coffee and a countdown clock.
Brent Chapman and the rest of the top 12 pros and cos prepare for take-off.
Photo 1 shows how rough the water got. This competitor is loading his boat at the ramp to weigh in. Photo 2 is of the rainbow that popped out briefly between rainstorms during the Day 2 weigh-in.
Anglers competing in the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Central Open presented by Allstate at Ross Barnett were hit with a strong dose of March’s temperamental weather Friday.
Behind the scenes at the Bass Pro Shops Central #1 presented by Allstate high weinds and rough water made it tough to trailer the boats as the angelers made their way to weigh in on Day 2
Anglers make their way in while friends, family and fans gather for the Day 2 weigh-in of the 2015 Bass Pro Shops Central Open #1 presented by Allstate.
Day 2 concludes as angler battle through high winds and heavy rains to bring their Ross Barnett fish to the scales.