A hurricane threatening the Louisiana Gulf coast wasn't enough to prevent Kevin VanDam from claiming the world championship of professional angling in the 31st Bassmaster Classic. Classic XXXI (31) was held Aug. 2-4, 2001 at Louisiana Delta, La.
B.A.S.S. Senior Editor Ken Duke breaks down the 2014 Classic field as only he can.
Only the very best pro bass anglers in the world get a shot at competing in the Bassmaster Elite Series. Meet the field of 108 anglers, including 12 rookies, who are set to take on the challenge in 2014.
The Bassmaster Elite Series pros should have little trouble catching limits of bass when they venture to Table Rock Lake in early April 2014.
Get a view on this collection of top "fish catches" by Elite Series pros on the Sabine River and Falcon Lake in 2013.
Who's competing in the 2014 Bassmaster Classic? Here's the official list of who's in and how they got there.
For the 2013 Bassmaster Elite Series season, we asked our Marshals to send us their best on the water photos throughout the competitions. The results were amazing and took bass fans closer than ever to the action! Here, some of our favorite Marshal photos from 2013!
Find out the go-to lures for these Elite Series pros when they target small waters.
See dramatic battles with tournament bass through the eyes of B.A.S.S. photographer James Overstreet.
The 2014 Bassmaster Elite Series promises to be one for the history books. Several of the fisheries are steeped in B.A.S.S. lore, and the others soon will be.