I qualified for my first GEICO Bassmaster Classic back in 1997, which coincidentally was held right here in Birmingham.
The six B.A.S.S. Nation anglers who are competing in the Classic are in Birmingham, amid the Classic frenzy.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Bobby Murray gave an unexpected rousing start to the annual Bass Fishing Hall of Fame induction ceremony. Murray won the first Bassmaster Classic in 1971, and on Thursday evening he donated the trophy to the future facility, to be built in Cullman, Ala. "I've been shining this thing for 43 years like it was Aladdin's lamp," Murray said. "It's brought lots of good luck to me. That's why I want to turn it over to the Bass Fishing Hall of Fame."
Today at Regions Field, Alabama Power and B.A.S.S. signed a conservation partnership agreement at the Media Day of the GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by Diet Mountain Dew and GoPro.
Two key players in the bass fishing world, Shimano and B.A.S.S., have joined forces to establish the B.A.S.S./Shimano Youth Conservation Initiative, benefitting fishery enhancement and youth education efforts by B.A.S.S. Nation chapters in the U.S. and Canada.
The competitors and media gather at the 2014 GEICO Bassmaster Classic Media Day at Birmingham's Region field.
Continuing a tradition of pioneering new types of competitions every season, B.A.S.S. LLC is unveiling four unique events for 2014.
14 members of the media spill the dirt on their underdog picks. Who’s flying underneath the radar?
During Media Day, we asked anglers and other familiar faces to predict the winning weight for the 2014 GEICO Bassmaster Classic on Lake Guntersville.
When Bassmaster Marshals input a contender's catch on the BASSTrakk app, you can see it on Bassmaster.com or on Twitter.