B.A.S.S. has grown from a wild idea to an organization with more than 500,000 members worldwide and magazines read by 4.3 million people a month.
Elite Series pro Brandon Palaniuk shares his 5 favorite smallie-bustin' baits.
The 17th annual Classic was held Aug.13-15, 1987, in Ohio River, KY.
The 13th annual Bassmaster Classic was held Aug. 4-6, 1983.
Bo Dowden, caught a 6-pound, 6-ounce bass, the biggest of the tournament, which anchored his 54-10 three-day catch, and earned him the crown in the "Super Bowl of Bass Fishing." The 10th annual Classic Championship was held Sept. 24-26, 1980.
He was one of the most intense competitors in B.A.S.S. history and a power fisherman before the term was coined. Hank Parker has few equals when it comes to fishing or television.
It only makes sense that bass fishing's greatest championship comes to one of the sport's best fisheries.
No one's ever been better with a flippin' stick, but Denny Brauer is calling it quits after more than three decades as a top bass pro. Here's how he answered our 20 Questions.
Throughout the years many anglers have earned the respected title 'Angler of the Year,' but only a select few have held it more than once.
The race is on, but the end is in sight. There's just one more Elite event left in 2012, and it looks like we'll be crowning a brand new champion. Here are the past winners and a look at the anglers who still have a chance to win this year.