Latest Classic Series News

Fed Nation in the Bassmaster Classic

Oct 27, 2012

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.

The Classic Wild Card decision

Oct 10, 2012

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!

Opens angler to fish home waters in Classic

Sep 26, 2012

When Jason Christie learned that the 2013 Bassmaster Classic was slated for Grand Lake, the Oklahoman knew it presented a grand opportunity.

2013 Classic qualifiers announced

Aug 28, 2012

Which Elites made the cut?

Classic qualification by the numbers

May 24, 2012

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.

Mystery Lake Classics

May 22, 2012

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.

Lane culls way up

Mar 24, 2012

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.   

Top 5 Classic weigh-in moments

Mar 10, 2012

A look back at the top 5 most memorable weigh-in moments of the 2012 Bassmaster Classic.

Top 5 Classic fails

Mar 9, 2012

Our cameras bring you the top 5 biggest "fails" of the 2012 Bassmaster Classic.

Kevin VanDam's Classic pattern

Mar 9, 2012

An in depth look at Kevin VanDam's 11th-place pattern at 2012 Bassmaster Classic on the Red River.

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