Topics: Classic

Classic Wins - Life Changing

Feb 9, 2011

Photos of several anglers whose lives were dramatically changed - or might have been - by a Bassmaster Classic win

2011 Bassmaster Classic - Dark Horses and Sentimental

Feb 9, 2011

Photos of several anglers considered to be either dark horses or sentimental favorites in the 2011 Bassmaster Classic

A life-changing event

Feb 9, 2011

A Classic win, and a "never give up" statement, launched Mike Iaconelli to another level, but my point is still what I started the piece out with. Winning the Bassmaster Classic is by far the most important thing that can happen to an angler in our world.

Jack Hains and Villis P. "Bo" Dowden both from Louisiana are Classic winners

Feb 8, 2011

Louisiana, host state of the Feb. 18-20 Bassmaster Classic, has produced two Classic winners: 1975 champ Jack Hains of Rayne, La., and 1980 champ Villis P. "Bo" Dowden of Natchitoches, La. Hains took his title on Currituck Sound in North Carolina; Dowden won on the St. Lawrence River in New York.

A Bassmaster Classic 40th birthday bash

Feb 8, 2011

Looking back, Victoria Centak says she pretty much knew without asking that her husband would choose to celebrate his 40th birthday by taking a trip to the Feb. 18-20 Bassmaster Classic.

The vow of Ryan McMurtury

Feb 8, 2011

2011 Bassmaster Classic qualifier Ryan McMurtury got off to a bad start this season, but his correction was swift and sure. A week later, the South Carolina angler won a tournament on Lake Murray in his home state of South Carolina.

Clunn to be at New Orleans Classic show

Feb 8, 2011

Four-time Bassmaster Classic champ Rick Clunn is scheduled to be at the TroKar booth on the afternoons of Feb. 18 and 19 at the Bassmaster Classic Outdoors Expo presented by Dick's Sporting Goods in the Ernest N. Morial Convention Center in New Orleans.

Last-minute frenzied prep for Classic anglers

Feb 8, 2011

Heeeeeeeere's Jeff. Although he's not gone completely Jack Nicholson yet, Classic competitor Jeff Kriet admits his Ardmore, Okla., household is stir crazy.

2011 Bassmaster Classic Prep

Feb 8, 2011

Photos of several 2011 Bassmaster Classic anglers who have previous Classic wins or near-wins

Yamaha to display world record bass at Classic

Feb 7, 2011

Have you ever seen a 22-pound, 4.97-ounce largemouth bass? Few have, but you can join their ranks by attending the 2011 Bassmaster Classic in New Orleans, La., and stopping by the Yamaha booth at the Bassmaster Classic Outdoors Expo presented by Dick's Sporting Goods.

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