Bassmaster Central Open Ross Barnett Reservoir Final Pro Result

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Bassmaster Central Open Ross Barnett Reservoir Final Pro Result

Postby WB Staff » Sat Mar 03, 2018 4:06 pm

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...Browning’s hot spot was a dense growth of eelgrass on a large spawning flat, he said.

“The key was marking those very thick spots of grass on my GPS and then grinding it out until the fish moved in,” he explained. “It was the largest spawning flat on the lake, so I needed the recall of the GPS to keep me on the spots.”

Browning’s intent to target prespawn fish was a good idea. The biological clocks of those bass were ticking, and a move into shallow water to spawn came next. Spawning bass tend to weigh heaver, making his decision even better.

“Prespawn fish also tend to be eager to bite, more aggressive,” he continued. “They are more committed to moving shallow, and rarely do they completely shut down when bad weather comes through an area.”

Browning used a 3/8-ounce Z Man ChatterBait Jack Hammer, with 4-inch Z Man DieZel MinnowZ trailer. He chose black/blue for the morning bite and switched to white during the afternoon...

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Non-Boater REsults: bassmaster-central-open-ross-barnett-reservoir-final-non-boater-results-t113535.html


2018 Bassmaster Central Open Ross Barnett Reservoir 3/1-3/3
(BOATER) Standings Day 3

Angler Hometown No./lbs-oz Pts Total $$$

1. Stephen Browning Hot Springs, AR 15 44-00 200 $51,125.00
Day 1: 5 11-07 Day 2: 5 16-01 Day 3: 5 16-08
2. Ken Iyobe Tokoname-Shi JAPAN 15 42-13 199 $15,313.00
Day 1: 5 17-11 Day 2: 5 13-06 Day 3: 5 11-12
3. Brad Whatley Bivins, TX 13 41-10 198 $11,375.00
Day 1: 5 18-05 Day 2: 3 08-03 Day 3: 5 15-02
4. Blake Betz Baton Rouge, LA 15 40-09 197 $10,500.00
Day 1: 5 14-07 Day 2: 5 13-05 Day 3: 5 12-13
5. Luke Palmer Coalgate, OK 15 40-07 196 $9,188.00
Day 1: 5 16-15 Day 2: 5 10-06 Day 3: 5 13-02
6. Frank Talley Temple, TX 13 40-02 195 $7,875.00
Day 1: 5 13-03 Day 2: 3 12-04 Day 3: 5 14-11
7. Bradley Burns Brandon, MS 13 36-13 194 $6,563.00
Day 1: 5 14-15 Day 2: 5 15-04 Day 3: 3 06-10
8. Quentin Cappo Prairieville, LA 10 33-12 193 $6,063.00
Day 1: 4 12-14 Day 2: 4 15-06 Day 3: 2 05-08
9. Allan Nail Sand Springs, OK 13 32-08 192 $3,938.00
Day 1: 5 13-04 Day 2: 5 13-04 Day 3: 3 06-00
10. Caleb Sumrall New Iberia, LA 10 30-09 191 $3,500.00
Day 1: 5 19-08 Day 2: 3 06-13 Day 3: 2 04-04
11. Clark Reehm Elm Grove, LA 9 28-10 190 $3,063.00
Day 1: 5 20-15 Day 2: 2 04-02 Day 3: 2 03-09
12. Drew Benton Panama City, FL 10 25-14 189 $2,888.00
Day 1: 5 10-12 Day 2: 5 15-02 Day 3: 0 00-00
PHOENIX BOATS BIG BASS
Quentin Cappo Prairieville, LA 08-06 $750.00
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Totals
Day #Limits #Fish Weight
1 47 494 1238-14
2 28 390 965-00
3 6 42 109-15
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81 926 2313-13

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