NEW ORLEANS -- The patients at Tulane Hospital for Children received a special surprise this Valentine's Day when they were visited by celebrity anglers Kevin VanDam, Aaron Martens, Brian LaClair, Ryan Said Shaw Grigsby, Stephen Browning and Edwin Evers.
The 2011 Bassmaster Classic professionals took the time to visit with some very special fans at the Tulane Hospital for Children.
Photos of the 2011 Bassmaster Classic pros practicing on the Louisiana Delta, Louisiana.
Photos from practice day three for the 2011 Bassmaster Classic.
This album features photos from the first practice day leading to the 2011 Bassmaster Classic.
This photo gallery follows Stephen Brownings through his Platelet Rich Plasma treatment (PRP) for chronic tendonitis.
Tracking bass in the early fall reminds Stephen Browning of a similar hit-and-miss situation he encounters in the deer woods.
Stephen Browning has been around professional fishing for nearly 15 years. He has survived many of the incarnations of BASS' top-level tour and has earned nearly $750,000 in the process.
Fifty of the world's top anglers will compete for the title of Bassmaster Classic champion on the Louisiana Delta, Feb. 18-20, 2011. Check out the official 2011 Classic field below, and learn more about the qualifying anglers by clicking on their name.
Fishing riprap helps Stephen Browning to get his season back on track. Browning is one of two anglers to weigh in a limit all four competition days as he fished his way to fifth place.