Parrish grabs early lead on Red River
SHREVEPORT-BOSSIER CITY, La. Fishing conditions on the Red River improved just slightly with wind and cloud cover, and that was all Waco, Texas, angler Russell Parrish needed to grab the Day 1 lead in the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Central Open. His 18-pound, 10-ounce haul also included the day's heaviest fish, a 6-14 lunker.
That gave him a 1-9 lead over Fort Worth, Texas, dentist, Dr. Gil Coats, who weighed in 17-1. Chad Brauer brought in 16-15 to hold third; Craig Schuff, winner ...
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