The Bassmaster Classic is more than just the biggest and best bass tournament in the world. It's an event, a test of the very best and a stage where legends are made.
Photos of several anglers considered to be either dark horses or sentimental favorites in the 2011 Bassmaster Classic
The tournament day was getting late, and Bobby Lane knew he needed 14 pounds, but he was one kicker fish away from making the final cut.
Bobby Lane's total weight of 77-13 at the Bass Pro Shops Southern Open # 1 on the Kissimmee Chain last week
Until now a Bassmaster Open has eluded Gerald Swindle.
High wind and rough water not a problem for the winner of the 2011 Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Southern Open.
This album features images from the third day of weigh-ins at the 2011 Southern Open #1. The 2011 Southern Open was held on the Kissimmee Chain of Lakes.
The 2011 Bass Pro Shops Southern Open, Day Three.
Gerald Swindle hopes to close out the 2011 Bass Pro Shops Southern Open.