The Classic berths will be awarded after the season's final event.The top 10 in the points standings will be invited to join the 2009 Bassmaster Elite Series, the highest level of BASS competition.
Specifically, the amendment states, "recreational fishing shall be managed as a sustainable activity in national wildlife refuges, national parks, national monuments, national marine sanctuaries, marine protected areas, or any other relevant conservation or management areas or activities under any federal authority, consistent with applicable law."
You really had to pick the cover apart if you wanted to catch anything. Subtle didn't work; you had to wake them up or make them mad before they would bite.
Kevin VanDam and Skeet Reese take a moment to thank our men and women in uniform.
Gerald Swindle and Kevin Short take a moment to thank our men and women in uniform.
Bobby Lane and Preston Clark take a moment to thank our men and women in uniform.
Boyd Duckett takes a moment to thank our men and women in uniform.
Chris Lane, Brent Chapman and Stacy Twiggs take a moment to thank our men and women in uniform.
Jerry Williams had a backup plan he had found during practice: "It was a dock bite, and I hadn't had to go to it the last two days, but I knew I had to make that move this morning when my fish were gone."
The wind changed the surface conditions of the lake, from a decent chop with mild current into a torrent of white caps, all but washing away the shallow pattern most of the anglers were dialed into on Day One.
In this photo gallery you will see images of the 2008 central open #2 on Kentucky Lake in Tennessee. It is the second day weigh in.