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.
Now that the field is set, let's look at the 2011 Bassmaster Classic qualifiers as a group. Words tell great stories, but numbers can reveal truths that words only hint at.
Paul Elias has spent decades refining deep structure fishing. Read his tips to mark the spot and catch a boatload of bass.
Greg Vinson Answers the 20 most asked questions.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Riding along the Alabama River Friday, chasing competitors in the Toyota Trucks Championship Week and filing reports on the practice fishing for www.bassmaster.com, I was overwhelmed with memories of past days and events on this river.
One day left for the Elites to step up and go for the AOY
In this article, Day Three Notes and Quotes from the Sooner Run, read how Morris makes the grade; Herren overcomes trouble; Waiting for different reasons; and various quotes in Overheard comments.
In this photo gallery, you'll see images from the 2010 Elite Series Sooner Run at Fort Gibson Lake. These Day Three shots show pros on the water.
In this photo gallery you'll see images from the 2010 Elite Series Sooner Run at Fort Gibson Lake. Fans and spectators watch the line-up of the top twelve contenders launch day four of the tournament.
Take a look at the lunkers the B.A.S.S. pros brought in on the third day of competition. In this photo gallery you'll see images from the 2010 Elite Series Sooner Run at Fort Gibson Lake.