Rookies have been a part of the Bassmaster Classic since the very beginning -- 1971, when all the anglers were rookies. In 2011, there will be 15 Classic rookies competing. It seems like a big number, but it's actually quite average.
This album contains images of the 2011 Bassmaster rookies.
Lazer TroKar is thrilled to announce the expansion of their pro staff by adding Jonathon VanDam. Jonathon will join Skeet Reese, Shaw Grigsby, Brent Chapman, Gerald Swindle, Scott Martin, Jason Williamson and Rick Clunn representing Lazer TroKar hooks during the 2011 B.A.S.S. season.
LAKE HAVASU CITY, Arizona; McCoy Fishing announced today that it has re-signed Bassmaster Elite Series pro Jason Williamson (Wagener, S.C.) for the 2011 season. "I am very pleased to once again be part of the McCoy team," Williamson said.
Rick Clunn, four time Bassmaster Classic winner, recently joined the ranks of pros, Skeet Reese, Shaw Grigsby, Gerald Swindle, Scott Martin, Brent Chapman and Jason Williamson to represent and endorse Lazer TroKar Bass hooks; "We are excited to work with him on new projects TroKar has in the works," stated Chris Russell, marketing director for Wright & McGill Co.
Four-time Bassmaster Classic champ Rick Clunn is scheduled to be at the TroKar booth on the afternoons of Feb. 18 and 19 at the Bassmaster Classic Outdoors Expo presented by Dick's Sporting Goods in the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.
Terry Scroggins lives the motto, 'be prepared'.
Jason Williamson's tip for deep jig fishing.
Tim Horton joins Duckett Fishing's 2011 professional staff.
Fifteen anglers will go into the Feb. 18-20 Bassmaster Classic on the Louisiana Delta as first-time Classic rookies, they're called. Some of those anglers, however, have a lot more rookie in them than others with the same label.