BASS announced today that Oakley, the Orange County, Calif.-based eyewear producer, will join the organization as a presenting sponsor of select Bassmaster Open events.
For the first time in nearly 20 years, BASS returns to Chesapeake Bay, the United States' largest estuary, to usher in the first event of the Northern Open schedule, set for April 16-18 out of Cecil County, Md.
Toledo Bend is a long river impoundment with a lot of backwater areas and wood
James Niggemeyer at the Central Open of 2009 on Toledo Bend.
Little keepers were the best I could do except for late on Friday afternoon when I boated a 4- and a 7-pounder."
His reward was the biggest bass of the 2009 Central Open on Toledo Bend.
In this photo gallery, you'll find images of the fish-off required to break a tie on the final day of the 2009 Central Open #1 on Toledo Bend Reservoir, near Many, Louisiana.
James Niggemeyer wins third BASS victory in fish-off in 2009 Central Open #1
Stiff winds have blown throughout the Bassmaster Central Open on Toledo Bend, and that wasn't a big concern this morning for the two pros fishing the 3½-hour tie-breaking fish-off.
James Niggemeyer thought the Toledo Bend Bassmaster Central Open win had slipped away when Jerrel Pringle weighed in a 20-pound, 2-ounce sack of bass on what was supposed to be the final day of competition.