Day Three launch on Red River

Central Open #1 anglers launch for Day Three on the Red River in Shreveport, La.

<p>Mike Pedroza leads the top 12 with 29 pounds, 2 ounces into Day Three of the Bass Pro Shops Central Open #1 on the Red River.</p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Mike Pedroza leads the top 12 with 29 pounds, 2 ounces into Day Three of the Bass Pro Shops Central Open #1 on the Red River.
<p>Randall Tharp sits 2 pounds and 3 ounces away from first as the final day gets underway.</p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Randall Tharp sits 2 pounds and 3 ounces away from first as the final day gets underway.
<p>Craig Schuff starts the final day in the middle of the pack with 24 pounds, 12 ounces.</p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Craig Schuff starts the final day in the middle of the pack with 24 pounds, 12 ounces.
<p>On the heels of Day Two’s leader, Chad Morgenthaler dials in his electronics before the start of Day Three on the Red River.</p>
Photo: James Overstreet - On the heels of Day Two’s leader, Chad Morgenthaler dials in his electronics before the start of Day Three on the Red River.
<p>Justin Lucas opens his livewell for B.A.S.S. staffers as they perform a roaming safety inspection.</p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Justin Lucas opens his livewell for B.A.S.S. staffers as they perform a roaming safety inspection.
<p>Roger Richter patiently waits for the official start of Day Three.</p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Roger Richter patiently waits for the official start of Day Three.
<p>Stephen Browning made it into the final day top 12 with 24 pounds even.</p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Stephen Browning made it into the final day top 12 with 24 pounds even.
<p>Westley Strader begins Day Three with a tasty Spunkmeyer muffin.</p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Westley Strader begins Day Three with a tasty Spunkmeyer muffin.
<p>Ken Iyobe ties a bait while sharing laughs with co-angler Kim Giddens.</p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Ken Iyobe ties a bait while sharing laughs with co-angler Kim Giddens.
<p>Co-angler leader Ernie Smoak (right) and Roy Sanford share a moment for the camera.</p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Co-angler leader Ernie Smoak (right) and Roy Sanford share a moment for the camera.
<p>Elite Series Pro Mike Iaconelli double checks his electronics as he prepares for the start of Day Three.</p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Elite Series Pro Mike Iaconelli double checks his electronics as he prepares for the start of Day Three.
<p>Rods lay strapped and secure waiting to be put to work on the final day of the Bass Pro Shops Central Open #1.</p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Rods lay strapped and secure waiting to be put to work on the final day of the Bass Pro Shops Central Open #1.
<p>Day Three officially starts, and in boat No. 1 Mike Pedroza  leaves the dock.</p>
Photo: James Overstreet - Day Three officially starts, and in boat No. 1 Mike Pedroza leaves the dock.
<p>The BoatU.S. tow vessel leads the top 12 pack out onto the Red River.</p>
Photo: James Overstreet - The BoatU.S. tow vessel leads the top 12 pack out onto the Red River.