Anglers are bracing for a tough, competitive tournament when a couple of keeper bites could make the difference between a big check and a middle-of-the-pack finish.
2004 Bassmaster Classic winner Takahiro Omori holds a razor-thin lead over Dean Rojas, Michael Iaconelli, and defending Classic champion Randy Howell.
Arizona angler Dean Rojas wowed the crowd at Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville, S.C., with five Lake Hartwell bass that weighed 21 pounds, 2 ounces despite frigid temperatures that were in the neighborhood of 10 degrees just before takeoff at Green Pond Landing in Anderson.
The B.A.S.S. Nation qualifiers come from all over the country. How much will their resistance to freezing temperatures come into play?
Known as the original adventure tire brand for more than 50 years, Dick Cepek Tires & Wheels has joined B.A.S.S. as a supporting sponsor of the Bassmaster Elite Series, Opens Series, B.A.S.S. Nation and Bassmaster College Series. The company has also signed on as the presenting sponsor for the fourth event of the 2015 Elite Series season.
Stephen Longobardi is on the McCoy Fishing Line pro staff for his rookie year on the Elite Series.
Arizona angler Steve Lund hopes he gets off to a better start in the Classic than he did in the B.A.S.S. Nation Championship.
PAYSON, Ariz. – The night before Brent Chapman started his first elk hunt, he was a bundle of nerves. “I don’t think I was this nervous the night before Lake Oneida,’’ Chapman said, referring to the event where he won the 2012 Bassmaster Angler of the Year.
Last week I had the chance to accomplish one of the things I've always wanted to do, bow hunt an elk. I loaded up the truck and headed out to Arizona to join Elite Series angler Cliff Pirch for an elk hunt.
The GEICO Bassmaster Classic — the Super Bowl of Bass Fishing — is not only a must-attend festival for fishing fans, but it is also the crown jewel in a professional angler’s career.