After 18 months of collaboration between three-time Bassmaster Classic qualifier Bill Lowen and the engineers at IMA Lures in Japan, will release the Square Bill at the upcoming Bassmaster Classic in New Orleans, where Lowen will compete.
Every human is born with survival instincts that are heightened and developed over time. For the professional bass angler, it's no different. While the bass pro's fishing instincts may not spell the difference between life and death, it can spell the difference between cashing a check and going home empty handed at the conclusion of a tournament.
Anglers who have been confined to the house during the winter are now counting the days until spring finally arrives and they can get back out on their favorite lake in pursuit of bass. However, Elite Series pro Bill Lowen, an acknowledged Ohio "river rat," is quick to point out that lakes and reservoirs are not the only places fishing action will be hot come spring.
Fifty of the world's top anglers will compete for the title of Bassmaster Classic champion on the Louisiana Delta, Feb. 18-20, 2011. Check out the official 2011 Classic field below, and learn more about the qualifying anglers by clicking on their name.
Reporter's highlights from the 2010 Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Southern Open.
Bassmaster.com takes a closer look at the 2011 Bassmaster Elite Series schedule
In this article you can read about how most of the anglers who occupied the top spots before the AutoZone Sooner Run tournament began haven't ceded their territory without a fight.
Get a unique view of the day two launch at the 2010 Elite Series Sooner Run tournament, Fort Gibson Lake, Oklahoma.
Check out the lunkers the Elite Series anglers brought to the day one weigh-ins. The 2010 Elite Series Sooner Run was held on Fort Gibson Lake.