More on Michael Iaconelli

Classic preparation with Ike

Jan 31, 2011

The conclusion of the Sooner Run event at Oklahoma's Fort Gibson Lake in June was the beginning of Mike Iaconelli's marathon preparation for the 2011 Bassmaster Classic.

Ike is right where he wants to be

Jan 28, 2011

The Jersey Score" are the words printed under Michael Iaconelli's photo, his victory-pumping arm frozen by the camera. It's an ad that promotes the Feb. 18-20 Bassmaster Classic's return to New Orleans and the Louisiana Delta for the first time since the New Jersey pro won the world championship there in 2003.

Classic 2010 winner: KVD

Jan 28, 2011

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- The 2009 Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year, Kevin VanDam of Kalamazoo, Mich., added another accolade to his career, winning the 40th Bassmaster Classic on Lay Lake.

Watch film

Jan 28, 2011

Every serious athlete does it: They watch themselves perform with a critical eye toward getting better. They call it watching film.

Louisiana Delta: Great fishery

Jan 25, 2011

Gary Klein tells the story of cutting a crab trap off his prop during a Bassmaster tournament on the Louisiana Delta.

Ike: Fishing in the Moment

Jan 21, 2011

Elite Series pro Michael Iaconelli has won almost everything a professional angler could desire. From tournaments, to a Bassmaster Classic victory, and ultimately a Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year title, Iaconelli has known success through all aspects of the sport.

Final practice

Jan 21, 2011

Last week we talked about how I intend to practice during the first three days of practice for the Bassmaster Classic. Wednesday will be the final day and, depending upon what happened earlier, I'll approach it very differently.

Wednesday - final practice

Jan 21, 2011

Last week we talked about how I intend to practice during the first three days of practice for the Bassmaster Classic. Wednesday will be the final day and, depending upon what happened earlier, I'll approach it very differently.

Gary Klein's Classic diary

Jan 18, 2011

It's time to talk about it. By "it" I mean the incident that occurred the last time we fished a Bassmaster Classic on the Louisiana Delta.

The first three

Jan 14, 2011

The first three practice days for the Bassmaster Classic are going to be really important. I have three good areas isolated and marked. I'll devote one day to each of the three areas. When I'm done, I'll know them like I know my backyard at home.

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