Cold conditions force anglers to re-think how best to function at Hartwell.
Classic contenders prepare for the biggest tournament of the year, and you can see the intensity in their expressions during the angler briefing.
The 2015 Bassmaster Classic field checks in and gears up for competition while tournament officials show Kevin VanDam the door.
The Rapala pro staffers fishing the 2015 GEICO Bassmaster Classic have an advantage -- the new Rapala Shadow Rap. It's a coldwater jerkbait with a difference.
What is it? The most anticipated bait of 2015 so far, the Rapala Shadow Rap. What does it do? Sure, it looks like a regular jerkbait, but the Shadow Rap shines when you get it in the water. Rapala’s engineers wanted to create the most realistic dying baitfish imitator to hit the lake. How do I use it? When, where and how you would a regular jerkbait, but you’ll also want to add a few vigorous pops and pauses in your retrieve to get the most out of the Shadow Rap.
The 2015 GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by GoPro is most definitely all about the weather.
Loomis’ Multi-Taper Technology offers an incredible degree of strength and sensitivity in a lightweight design.
The Bassmaster Classic has no entry fee, but Virginia pro Jacob Powroznik spent $395 to improve his chances, not on fishing tackle, but trying to stay warm.
Heading to takeoff at Green Pond Landing? Some very important changes have been made as to where you need to go. The following information comes from Anderson County, and if you are coming to see the Classic contenders begin their quest on Lake Hartwell, this is where you need to go:
Ordinarily, I'd be spreading the word about my new boat and truck wrap here or on social media, but we're keeping it quiet for now. You see it at the Classic weigh-ins.