Pundits have been calling the Bassmaster Classic the "Super Bowl of Fishing" for decades. You can't argue their point.
Photos of several humorous Bassmaster Classic-related betting scenarios.
Photos of several anglers whose lives were dramatically changed - or might have been - by a Bassmaster Classic win
A Classic win, and a "never give up" statement, launched Mike Iaconelli to another level, but my point is still what I started the piece out with. Winning the Bassmaster Classic is by far the most important thing that can happen to an angler in our world.
In the annals of Bassmaster Classic history, there are many records. You probably know most of them — Rick Clunn's four championships, Luke Clausen's 56-2 winning catch in 2006, Preston Clark's 11-10 lunker from the same year. These are our World Series and Super Bowl marks.
Some of fishing's biggest names recently joined the Toyota Bonus Bucks program.
When it comes to finding active bass on large bodies of water, one of the standard mantras often heard from pro anglers is, "If you find the forage, you've found the bass."
This gallery features images from the second day of competition at the 2011 Southern Open #1. The 2011 Open #1 was held on the Kissimmee Chain of Lakes .
Tournament anglers fishing the second day of the Bass Pro Shops Southern Open on the Kissimmee Chain of Lakes were greeted with overcast skies and intermittent rain as the dawn broke on Big Toho Marina.
Ryan Newman Foundation Charity Fishing Tournament has a superstar roster.