The Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Opens is a series of tournaments that tier up to the Bassmaster Classic and the Bassmaster Elite Series. It is divided into three regions: Southern, Northern and Central.
Opens fields are made up of pros and co-anglers. Click the links below for rules and other information about competing in the Opens.
The Top 5 pros at the end of the season in each division qualify for the Bassmaster Elite Series. The winner of each Open qualifies for the Bassmaster Classic, after competing in all three Opens in the winner’s division. You can find more details by clicking the link for the 2016 Fact Sheet below.
Sight fishing and spinning tackle sum up how the top anglers fished at the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Southern Open on Chickamauga Lake.
John Cox claims his first B.A.S.S. victory on Chickamauga Lake at Bass Pro Shops Southern Open #2.