The Bassmaster Classic is a tournament full of tradition and lore. With the 41st Classic this weekend, it's a good time to explore some of the old bromides about fishing's greatest championship.
This gallery is a compilation of photos featuring all 50 of the 2011 Bassmaster Classic competitors.
Phoenix Boats president Gary Clouse announced today that Elite Series pro Aaron Martens has made the move to Phoenix Boats. "Aaron is obviously one of the biggest names in bass fishing and will be a great asset in our marketing efforts," said Clouse. Martens will be fishing in the 2011 Bassmaster Classic in New Orleans in a Phoenix 721 Pro XP as well as the 2011 Bassmaster Elite Series and FLW Tour.
This album features images from both current and past winners of the Bassmaster Classic.
This album features photos from the 2011 Classic Night. The 'Classic Night' is the official kick off to the week long activities surrounding the Classic.
Photos on the water from the 2011 Bassmaster Classic practice.
Pundits have been calling the Bassmaster Classic the "Super Bowl of Fishing" for decades. You can't argue their point.
Photos of several humorous Bassmaster Classic-related betting scenarios.
NEW ORLEANS -- The patients at Tulane Hospital for Children received a special surprise this Valentine's Day when they were visited by celebrity anglers Kevin VanDam, Aaron Martens, Brian LaClair, Ryan Said Shaw Grigsby, Stephen Browning and Edwin Evers.
The 2011 Bassmaster Classic professionals took the time to visit with some very special fans at the Tulane Hospital for Children.