With the newest six, the Fed Nation has now qualified 181 anglers for the Bassmaster Classic since the program started in 1973. They've represented 44 different states and three foreign countries.
B.A.S.S. announced yesterday that starting next year there will be another route to the Bassmaster Classic for those anglers who fish the Elites or all the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Opens in one division and didn’t otherwise qualify. I couldn’t be happier!
When Jason Christie learned that the 2013 Bassmaster Classic was slated for Grand Lake, the Oklahoman knew it presented a grand opportunity.
The season's halfway over, but for many of the Elite pros the chances of qualifying for the Bassmaster Classic are just about dashed. Find out who's Classic dreams are on life support.
The "Mystery Lake" concept is an important part of B.A.S.S.' rich history. The first six Bassmaster Classics were held at mystery locations; Classic qualifiers had boarded a plane en route to the secret fishery before they ever found out where they'd be fishing.
Chris Lane was making his second pass around the reed head where he'd just lost a giant. He told us the fish he lost was a 7- or 8-pounder. "I've been good for two of those a day," Lane said, matter-of-factly. Then he set the hook on another good fish, and managed to get this one in the boat.
A look back at the top 5 most memorable weigh-in moments of the 2012 Bassmaster Classic.
Our cameras bring you the top 5 biggest "fails" of the 2012 Bassmaster Classic.
An in depth look at Kevin VanDam's 11th-place pattern at 2012 Bassmaster Classic on the Red River.