Fans will get to experience all the action for the Classic, whether they're in Tulsa or watching from home.
What a year this has been! I dreamed most of my life about being a Bassmaster Classic champion. But, in truth, I had no idea what it would really be like.
Chris Lane stopped by the B.A.S.S. headquarters to visit employees and participate in a Twitter chat, the day before leaving for Tulsa to defend his crown.
Reigning Classic champ Chris Lane answered fan questions live, right before his trip to Tulsa.
Ask any Bassmaster Classic qualifier to describe why being in this particular tournament is cool. Most will come up something like this: “Well, it’s the Classic, isn’t it?”
I’m still in Florida getting ready to fish another tournament. That one should be over on Sunday. I’ll fly home as soon as possible after that to get ready for the Classic.
Wind and higher than usual temperatures made life difficult for the nearly 400 anglers competing in the Bass Pro Shops Southern Open on Friday.
The Lanes bring a wealth of knowledge about the Kissimmee Chain to the tournament, and a strong desire to win.
Fishing fans know what is possible on these waters and will be watching to see if records fall.