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Video: Building a Classic

Feb 20, 2014

Behind the Bass: Building a Classic - 2014 Geico Bassmaster Classic 

Guntersville rolls out red carpet

Feb 20, 2014

Guntersville rolls out red carpet for the 2014 GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by Diet Mountain Dew and GoPro.

Don't give me no lip

Feb 20, 2014

Survey says: Elites agree the lipless crankbait will be a popular choice at the 44th Classic.

A big country breakfast

Feb 20, 2014

At the Guntersville Walmart I ran into the Kennedy family gathering supplies for the week. Wife Julia said that Steve's favorite tournament ritual is a big country breakfast -- fried eggs, bacon or sausage, grits. Then she thought that might send the wrong message. "Can you write 'granola and fruit?'" She asked, even though there was none in her cart. Rest assured Steve will be well-fed.

Fireworks show at Guntersville?

Feb 20, 2014

The fuses could be lit Friday for the biggest show in Classic history.

The Tackle Trap

Feb 20, 2014

The Tackle Trap in Boaz is worth the trip. They have a substantial selection of Megabass gear and local Guntersville favorites. I met a gentleman who owns Hammer Rods from Mississippi. He recommends a boat full of 7'11" medium heavy cranking rods.

Tackle shop predictions

Feb 20, 2014

I stopped in at the Tackle Trap in Boaz, Alabama and met Ty Cox. He predicted Jordan Lee will win with a Rayburn Red lipless crank, winning weight of 85-08. His mother prefers Brandon Palaniuk and predicts he'll have 83 pounds.

Anglers hang with the Gecko

Feb 20, 2014

The GEICO Gecko came to media day at the Birmingham Barons Region's Field.

Media Day

Feb 20, 2014

The competitors and media gather at the 2014 GEICO Bassmaster Classic Media Day at Birmingham's Region field.

Over the left field wall....

Feb 20, 2014

Chad Morgenthaler has big dreams while at Media Day at Regions Field.

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