The Bassmaster Classic is one of the most comprehensively covered tournaments in the world, and the droves of reporters leave few stones unturned when it comes to getting the stories.
Costa sunglasses recently signed on as the title sponsor for Bassmaster Elite Series angler Casey Ashley. The news comes as Ashley prepares to compete in the 2011 Elite Series, starting with The Sunshine Showdown Mar. 10 - 13, in Tavares, Fla. This is Ashley's fifth year competing in the Bassmaster Elite Series, with nine Top 10 tournament finishes to his name. He has been a member of Costa's pro staff since 2007.
Despite the weather, high hopes prevail for the first Bass Pro Shops Central Open.
Just in case you've been living under a rock for the past decade, Aaron Martens has finished second in the Bassmaster Classic four times since 2002. It's an enviable — but uneasy — record. No other angler in Classic history has finished second more than twice.
No rest for the weary in Kriet's schedule.
This photo gallery features images from the 2011 Central Open #1. The 2011 Central Open was held on Lake Lewisville, Texas.
Frog color is a definite game changer for Rojas.
Aaron Martens classified his finish in the 2011 Bassmaster Classic as "the easiest second place I've ever had."
Redneck Remedy signs Bassmaster Elite Series pros.
Forgive me if I brag just a little. You'll notice that my pick to win — KVD — did just that. OK, he wasn't exactly a dark horse, and my second pick had a miserable tournament, but still I got it right.