Anglers show off their catches on Day One of the Northern Open #1.
Anglers eagerly assemble for the Day One launch of the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Northern Open #1 on Virginia's James River.
Mark Hicks focuses on the silver lining on the heels of the Bass Pro Shops Northern Open #1 on Virginia's James River.
These no-frills baits are often overlooked for sexier soft-plastic options. However, they catch fish like crazy if you understand them as well as Shaw Grigsby.
Muddy water, big fish and stout tackle are the presumed recipe for a Red River victory but a number of contenders in this Classic are hoping to turn that alleged truism on its ear.
You probably already know who's won the most Bassmaster Classics, but take a look at some of the other (and lesser known) records for the biggest tournament in fishing.
Once a Bassmaster Classic champion, always a Classic champion. It's one of those things that truly can't be taken away from you. These anglers know what it means to hoist this trophy and be introduced as a world champion.
I just spent a weekend around bass fishermen and NASCAR racers who share a common bond – love of fishing.
Think you know something about Classic history? Read this to learn even more.
For some competitors the Opens are a steppingstone to the Elite Series, but anyone who thinks this week’s event on the James River is a Triple-A level affair is sorely mistaken.