2010 Central Open # 3 – Day One – OTW

This photo gallery features images on the water during day one of competition at the 2010 Bassmaster Central Open #3.

Stephen Johnston makes his way down a shoal bank early on Day One.
Photo: Larry Towell - Stephen Johnston makes his way down a shoal bank early on Day One.
Within minutes Johnston is calling to his co-angler, Randy Allbright, for the net.
Photo: Larry Towell - Within minutes Johnston is calling to his co-angler, Randy Allbright, for the net.
As the bass breaks the top of the water, Johnston recalls the net after seeing it was only a striper.
Photo: Larry Towell - As the bass breaks the top of the water, Johnston recalls the net after seeing it was only a striper.
With a toss, Johnston returns the striper to the lake and starts casting again immediately.
Photo: Larry Towell - With a toss, Johnston returns the striper to the lake and starts casting again immediately.
A lot of anglers were running on the lake early, either changing up game plans, or getting beat to their first fishing holes.
Photo: Larry Towell - A lot of anglers were running on the lake early, either changing up game plans, or getting beat to their first fishing holes.
Marvin Ettredge and his co-angler, Mike Johnson were working the deeper water, and working it slowly.
Photo: Larry Towell - Marvin Ettredge and his co-angler, Mike Johnson were working the deeper water, and working it slowly.
Sandi Karnes and her co-angler Dusty Tucker work a long, shallow point, switching it up occasionally.
Photo: Larry Towell - Sandi Karnes and her co-angler Dusty Tucker work a long, shallow point, switching it up occasionally.
David Mullins and his first day co-angler, Bryan Welborn, work chunk rock in deeper water, still looking for their first bass.
Photo: Larry Towell - David Mullins and his first day co-angler, Bryan Welborn, work chunk rock in deeper water, still looking for their first bass.
Preston Johnson was in the same area, but fishing noticeably shallower.
Photo: Larry Towell - Preston Johnson was in the same area, but fishing noticeably shallower.
Austin Terry and Jonas Sprowls make their way out of the back of a cove as they work toward a shallow point.
Photo: Larry Towell - Austin Terry and Jonas Sprowls make their way out of the back of a cove as they work toward a shallow point.
Chad Brauer gives a hand to his co-angler, Patrick Ross, who was fishing about 12 feet higher than Brauer.
Photo: Larry Towell - Chad Brauer gives a hand to his co-angler, Patrick Ross, who was fishing about 12 feet higher than Brauer.
With a little jostle, and finally tripping his reel, Ross got his lure back.
Photo: Larry Towell - With a little jostle, and finally tripping his reel, Ross got his lure back.
Doug Vahrenberg and Randall Ellis were fishing a very beautiful part of the lower end of Lake Texoma.
Photo: Larry Towell - Doug Vahrenberg and Randall Ellis were fishing a very beautiful part of the lower end of Lake Texoma.
Buck Carraway was also taking advantage of the lower end of Texoma, working the banks hard.
Photo: Larry Towell - Buck Carraway was also taking advantage of the lower end of Texoma, working the banks hard.
After missing a visible bite, Carraway immediately changes lures and repositions the boat.
Photo: Larry Towell - After missing a visible bite, Carraway immediately changes lures and repositions the boat.
After several attempts it was time to move on to the next taker.
Photo: Larry Towell - After several attempts it was time to move on to the next taker.