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.
Woo Daves, who won the 2000 Classic, hopes to turn the first Northern Open on his home water into his 18th Classic berth.
Shaw Grigsby's time has come, and no one deserves a B.A.S.S. victory more.