Latest Classic Series News

When Reese sealed the deal in 2009

Feb 15, 2012

The possibility of another close defeat haunted Skeet Reese on the final day of the 2009 Bassmaster Classic on the Red River.

Like uncle, like nephew

Feb 15, 2012

Matt McCoy is walking in his uncle's footsteps. Both qualified for the Classic through the Indiana B.A.S.S. Federation Nation in separate years.

Classic Entrances

Feb 15, 2012

It’s a ride perched in the boat that anglers spend their entire seasons trying to repeat. Photographer James Overstreet gives us a glimpse of some hard-to-forget Classic arena arrivals.

A long road (literally) to the Classic

Feb 14, 2012

Right now, home is about 2,000 miles away for Brandon Palaniuk and Josh Polfer, Bassmaster Classic qualifiers from Idaho.

Did you know?

Feb 14, 2012

Here's some trivia you can use to impress your friends as we get closer to the 2012 Bassmaster Classic.

20 years to 1,700-mile journey

Feb 14, 2012

John Diaco's 20-year journey to the Classic culminates in his 1,700-mile journey today as he leaves New Hampshire bound for Louisiana.

Welcome to the Live Blog

Feb 14, 2012

We'll be bringing you Live Blog posts leading up to and throughout the Bassmaster Classic, February 24-26, in Shreveport-Bossier City, La.

Grigsby grades the Classic

Feb 14, 2012

Shaw Grigsby has been around long enough to know who is who in the game. Find out who is on his Classic Fantasy Fishing team.

New sponsor deals for 2012 Bassmaster Classic competitors

Feb 14, 2012

Josh Polfer, a B.A.S.S. Federation Nation qualifier from Nampa, Idaho, wrapped both his vehicle and boat.

Bass Fishing Hall of Fame to induct four

Feb 13, 2012

In what has become an annual event during Bassmaster Classic week, the Bass Fishing Hall of Fame will hold its annual induction banquet, honoring four pioneers in the sport.