See the anglers take off on Lake Hartwell for the final practice day before the 2015 GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by GoPro.
All 54 Classic competitors gathered at the Hyatt in downtown Greenville to collect tournament swag and for a briefing on this year's rules and unfolding weather situation.
After finishing 17th in the 2008 Bassmaster Classic – his first appearance in the championship event – Ashley assumed the tournament would visit Lake Hartwell again.
When setting a Bassmaster Fantasy Fishing roster for a Bassmaster Classic in February, it’s tough to settle on a game plan until you know more about the weather and its effect on water temperature.
Of the 56 competitors, Casey Ashley might be the most anxious to hit Lake Hartwell for the 2015 GEICO Bassmaster Classic.
So many different patterns and techniques have a chance at being a factor on Hartwell that choosing your Fantasy Fishing team for the Classic may be difficult.
Breaking down the field in 2015, Ken Duke comes up with his annual odds that each angler will bring home the trophy.
With the conclusion of the 2014 tournaments, the 2015 GEICO Bassmaster Classic field is set. Here are all 56 of the Classic competitors.