Topics: Classic

Pace recovering, uncomfortably

Feb 12, 2014

The defending Bassmaster Classic champion is "heartbroken" about not being able to compete at Guntersville or anywhere else this year.

Video: 2000 Bassmaster Classic

Feb 12, 2014

In one of the most challenging Classics ever staged, Woo Daves, brought in a total of 14 bass weighing 27 pounds, 13 ounces. The 30th annual Classic Championship was held on July 20-22, 2000, on Lake Michigan.

Take-off location of last year's Classic is frozen solid

Feb 11, 2014

We had some fun looking at a snowy Guntersville today. Meanwhile in Grove, Okla., the site of the 2013 Bassmaster Classic, it's an even more extreme weather situation.    Anyone know where you can rent one of those cool ice breaking ships?

City Harbor is a winter wonderland

Feb 11, 2014

A friend of Tournament Director Trip Weldon sent in this picture of next week's take-off site at City Harbor in Guntersville. Hopefully next week's Day One will not look like this!

Rich Howes made a new friend

Feb 11, 2014

Richard Howes continues to send in great blog posts about his pre-Classic experience. Since he can't do anything else, he made himself a friend. 

We’re ready for the Classic!!!

Feb 11, 2014

This place is ready to go. I’m telling you there isn’t any part of Guntersville, Ala., that isn’t into the 2014 GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by Diet Mountain Dew and GoPro. It’s the talk of the town, regardless of where you go or what you’re doing.

Rich Howes enjoying Alabama weather

Feb 11, 2014

When we last saw Rich Howes, a competitor in the Classic, he was leaving sunny Florida to travel to Guntersville.    Rich let us know he's sorry he didn't bring Florida weather with him. 

Ready to fall? A look at Classic records

Feb 11, 2014

They say records are made to be broken. Some of these will fall in 2014 ... others will almost certainly live another year.

Guntersville covered in snow

Feb 11, 2014

The Classic this year is not at the North Pole, despite this picture.

A long johns Classic?

Feb 10, 2014

I spent this week organizing my new Nitro while a nearby heater in my Michigan garage reminded me it’s still winter.