A lost Manhattan tourist approaches a New York City local and asks him "How do you get to Carnegie Hall?" The grizzled native responds, "Practice, practice, practice."
This album features images from both current and past winners of the Bassmaster Classic.
Photos of several anglers whose lives were dramatically changed - or might have been - by a Bassmaster Classic win
A Classic win, and a "never give up" statement, launched Mike Iaconelli to another level, but my point is still what I started the piece out with. Winning the Bassmaster Classic is by far the most important thing that can happen to an angler in our world.
Peter Thliveros, an expert on the Carolina rig, talks about its history and how using the rig has helped him to win much of nearly $2 million as a professional angler.
Rugged Shark is proud to announce the signing of tournament bass fishing prodigy Bradley Roy, the youngest angler to enter the professional ranks of the Bassmaster Elite Tournament Series and the 2010 Rookie of the Year!
My challenge for you in the coming year is to make a fishy (literally) resolution for the ensuing 365 days. I want you to make a promise that you will set aside some extra time to learn something new that will improve your bass fishing success.
I noticed several B.A.S.S. pros were arriving to pre-fish for the Bassmaster Classic. My memory was a mixture of envy and "Whew! I'm glad it's not me."