Latest Classic Series News

Employees get their official Classic clothes

Feb 12, 2013

The Carhartt clothing for employees has arrived!

2012 in the rearview mirror

Feb 12, 2013

What a year this has been! I dreamed most of my life about being a Bassmaster Classic champion. But, in truth, I had no idea what it would really be like.

Rojas will be fishing trial-and-error

Feb 12, 2013

Dean Rojas has been spending time breaking in his new boat and motor and getting his boat wrapped in anticipation of the Bassmaster Classic.

Classic champ Chris Lane visits B.A.S.S. headquarters

Feb 11, 2013

Chris Lane stopped by the B.A.S.S. headquarters to visit employees and participate in a Twitter chat, the day before leaving for Tulsa to defend his crown.

Lane ready to defend his title

Feb 11, 2013

Reigning Classic champ Chris Lane answered fan questions live, right before his trip to Tulsa.

The Classic's farthest contender

Feb 11, 2013

Gerry Jooste is crossing the Atlantic Ocean to compete in the Bassmaster Classic for the fifth time.

Lucky 13 rules for a Classic spectator

Feb 11, 2013

After 26 years of covering the Bassmaster Classic, Steve Bowman shares some common sense ways to enjoy the Classic from the water.

Launch site now navigable by smartphone

Feb 10, 2013

If you're planning to go to launch on any of the three days of the 2013 Bassmaster Classic presented by Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa, and you were worried because you didn't know where it was: Have no fear. Google Maps now recognizes it as a location.  

Hitting the Mother Road

Feb 10, 2013

As anglers prepped for the Bassmaster Classic, photographer Seigo Saito hit nearby Route 66 with time, a camera, and (apparently) an appetite.

Pierce getting ready for the ride of his life

Feb 8, 2013

Mark Pierce is getting ready to head to his first Bassmaster Classic as a contender. The 34-year-old active-duty Army serviceman qualified for the 2013 Bassmaster Classic presented by Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tulsa by winning the Southern Division at the 2012 B.A.S.S. Nation Championship in October.   "I am seven days now from departing Fort Knox area to Oklahoma," said Pierce today.