In this photo gallery you will see images of the 2008 central open #2 on Kentucky Lake in Tennessee. It is the first day launch.
In 2009, the top two competitors from each of three divisions will advance to the Bassmaster Classic and the top seven anglers in each will be invited to join the Bassmaster Elite Series.
By winning this final divisional of the year and leading his team, Desimone and seven other anglers who finished atop their state or provincial teams advance to the BASS Federation Nation Championship, the world championship for amateur bass fishing.
The three pros who finish at the top of the points standings after Texoma will qualify for the 2009 Classic, Feb. 20-22 on the Red River out of Shreveport-Bossier City, La. The top 10 Central Open pros will be invited to advance to the Bassmaster Elite Series.
Angler Hometown No./lbs-oz Total $$$ 1. Matthew Desimone E Berlin, Conn. (CT) 15 34-03 2. Joe Matt Syracuse, N.Y. (NY) 15 33-13 3. Eric Femiak Taunton, Mass. (MA) 15 33-07 4. Scott Parker Londonderry, N.H. (NH) 15 32-10 $1,000.00
Lake Winnipesaukee, Na(BOATER) Standings Day 2
Lake Winnipesaukee, Na(BOATER) Standings Day 1
BASS Federation: 2008 Eastern Divisional - Day 1
BASS Federation: 2008 Eastern Divisional - Day 2
B.A.S.S. pro Gary Klein shows you how to adjust your casting reel.