This album features photos taken from the 2011 Bassmaster Classic media day, Mardi Gras World.
This gallery is a compilation of photos featuring all 50 of the 2011 Bassmaster Classic competitors.
A lost Manhattan tourist approaches a New York City local and asks him "How do you get to Carnegie Hall?" The grizzled native responds, "Practice, practice, practice."
NEW ORLEANS -- If the Bassmaster Classic was a bake-off, Wednesday wouldn't be the day when you made your cake. You might add the icing, perhaps put the candles on top, but for the most part the hard work would have already been done.
Miscellaneous candid photos of anglers, marshalls and staff at practice for the 2011 Bassmaster Classic
With a tough Friday-Sunday practice finally behind them, Bassmaster Classic anglers are bone-tired. But that feeling is almost incidental to their relief about the end of frigid air over the Louisiana Delta. In the nick of time, milder weather is on its way.
This photo gallery features photo from the second day of practice leading up to the 2011 Bassmaster Classic.
VENICE, La. For many fans, the Classic starts February 18, when they will pack the arena to see the Day One weigh-in, but for the 50 qualifiers, the Classic begins tomorrow. Friday is the first of three grueling days of practice, a time when the Classic will likely be won or lost.
Photos of anglers prep for their first day of practice before the 2011 Bassmaster Classic.
The Bassmaster Classic is more than just the biggest and best bass tournament in the world. It's an event, a test of the very best and a stage where legends are made.