NEW ORLEANS -- After three practice days spent trying to figure out the vast Louisiana Delta, anglers had a night off Monday -- or out, depending on the angler.
NEW ORLEANS, La. — With Monday and most of Tuesday off, many of the Classic qualifiers took advantage of the bounty of great New Orleans restaurants that provide a great diversion from the rough three days of practice.
This album features images from the registration day for the 2011 Bassmaster Classic. The 2011 Bassmaster Classic was held on the Louisiana Delta, Louisiana.
NEW ORLEANS -- The Fishing Tigers of Louisiana State University met the Alabama Crimson tide this morning on Lake Verret, which lies roughly 90 miles west of New Orleans.
With a tough Friday-Sunday practice finally behind them, Bassmaster Classic anglers are bone-tired. But that feeling is almost incidental to their relief about the end of frigid air over the Louisiana Delta. In the nick of time, milder weather is on its way.
Elite Series angler Casey Ashley sings the National Anthem at the 2011 Bassmaster Classic.
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.
The rich outdoor heritage of Louisiana blends perfectly with the 2011 Bassmaster Classic, which is just as much a celebration of the outdoors as it is a world-class competition.
Angler wait for warmer weather to practice for the 2011 Bassmaster Classic in New Orleans.