You don't have to qualify for more than one Bassmaster Classic to leave your mark on the sport's greatest championship. These anglers did it even though they were one and done.
The Bassmaster Classic is the Super Bowl of bass fishing, and like the Super Bowl it's sometimes a nail biter and sometimes a blowout.
B.A.S.S. Nation tournament director Jon Stewart makes a case for B.A.S.S. Nation anglers winning the Bassmaster Classic.
Dion Hibdon's final day tally of 11 pounds, 12 ounces was enough to give him a 1-ounce victory over BASS Federation angler Dalton Bobo. Classic XXVII (27) was held Aug. 7-9, 1997, at Logan Martin Lake, Alabama.
Baseball had the Curse of the Bambino and still has the Curse of the Billy Goat. In fishing, there's the Curse of the Bassmaster Classic Local Favorite.
Six 2013 Bassmaster Classic berths were awarded to anglers that finished at the top of the Cabela's Bassmaster Federation Nation Championship.
To win on the Red River takes four similar steps, but the devil is in the details, which change from minute to minute, so even a seemingly foolproof plan to can be undone by one variable that doesn’t play out as expected.
Winning a Bassmaster Classic is a complex feat but a handful of strategies are employed by all Classic champs and sometimes one single choice stand outs as key to their win.
The B.A.S.S. Federation Nation and the Bassmaster Classic go back a long way, almost as far back as the first Classic.
On the eve of the Pride of Georgia, Elite pros urge all anglers to give what they can to help tornado and storm victims in the South