Latest Classic Series News

GEICO Bassmaster Classic receives nomination for SportsTravel Award

Sep 2, 2015

The 2015 GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by GoPro held on Lake Hartwell out of Greenville, S.C., has been nominated by the readers of SportsTravel Magazine, for a 2015 SportsTravel Award.

Soles treated juniors to Classic experience

May 21, 2015

Van Soles, who qualified for the 2015 Classic via the Opens, took several Junior Bassmaster club members to the Classic with him.

College anglers prepare for Lake Norman in Eastern Regional

Mar 25, 2015

Anglers fishing the Carhartt Bassmaster College Series presented by Bass Pro Shops head to Lake Norman for the Eastern Regional.

Casey Ashley visits B.A.S.S. headquarters

Mar 16, 2015

Casey Ashley visited the B.A.S.S. headquarters office in Birmingham, Ala., after his Classic win.

Title won’t take ‘country boy’ out of Ashley

Mar 13, 2015

You can take the boy out of the country, but even a Classic victory can’t take the country out of Casey Ashley.

Ashley tapes 'Winner's Circle'

Mar 13, 2015

Casey Ashley visits JM Associates to shoot post-Classic TV show.

The song that led Casey Ashley to Classic victory

Mar 13, 2015

Those that listened closely to Casey Ashley talk from the Bassmaster Classic weigh-in stage heard him make quick reference to a song that got inside his head the night before the final day of competition and steered him to victory. Drill one layer deeper, and Casey confirmed that song’s lyrics lead to breaking-up with his favorite lure the night before, in order to embrace the most celebrated 35 pound trophy in the sport the next day.

Livewell talks to Casey Ashley

Mar 13, 2015

Fresh off winning the 2015 GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by GoPro, Casey Ashley stops by the Livewell to talk to Mark Zona.

Ashley answers fan questions

Mar 13, 2015

If Casey Ashley could sing a country duet with anyone, he'd choose Brad Paisley, he told fans in the B.A.S.S. Twitter chat.

DeFoe is Mr. Consistent at the Classic

Mar 12, 2015

Ott DeFoe’s Bassmaster Classic resume is short, but it is full of top finishes. Although DeFoe has only fished in four Classics, he has amassed a Top 11 finish in every one. A lofty feat for an angler who isn’t 30 years old.