Latest Classic Series News

McClelland at home on Grand

Feb 21, 2013

With snow starting to fly, Mike McClelland looked at peace on Grand Lake O’ the Cherokees on the final day of Classic practice.

Classic anglers talk Grand Lake waypoints and rib eyes

Feb 21, 2013

Veteran pros Terry Scroggins and Gerald Swindle, along with Carhartt Bassmaster College Series National Champion Matt Lee, share their post-practice thoughts on Grand Lake O’ the Cherokees.

Metallica to Young Jeezy: Anglers pick their songs

Feb 21, 2013

Since the tradition started a few years ago of anglers choosing their walk-up music, fans have been intrigued by the contenders' picks.

Night of Champions

Feb 21, 2013

The Classic crowd meets at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino for the Night of Champions.

Next step of his dream

Feb 20, 2013

Brent Chapman, the 2012 Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year, ascended the ballroom stage at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino confidently but quietly, without added flair.

2013 Classic: It was a good day, really good

Feb 20, 2013

The final day to-do list includes two things; I accomplished the first, and made a small start toward the second.

Practice a wrap

Feb 20, 2013

Bassmaster Classic competitors struggle to stay warm in last hours of practice.

Route 66 & the Bucket List

Feb 20, 2013

db and Gene Hacker take a memorable ride on Route 66.

Like father, like son

Feb 20, 2013

All around the official Classic hotel, anglers and their families are buzzing about.   Yesterday, we caught a glimpse of Bill Lowen and his 1-year-old son, Fischer, walking through the halls. Fischer looks like a teeny professional fisherman. Too cute!

Oklahoma ... or Maine?

Feb 20, 2013

"Is this Maine or Grand Lake?" said Jonathan Carter, the first angler from Maine ever to compete in a Bassmaster Classic. "It reminded me of home today!"   Only three weeks ago, Carter was practicing for the Classic using an ice auger. This wintry weather is right up his alley.

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