When it comes to bass fishing, Ron Cherkas of Grimes, Iowa, has two lifetime ambitions: to qualify for a Bassmaster Classic and the Bassmaster Elite Series.
With three finalists separated by only four points going into the final stop of the Bassmaster Southern Open on Santee Cooper Lakes, Florida pro Terry Scroggins had to perform at the top of his game if he wanted to make it to his seventh Classic.
Kim Bain-Moore says she's ready to get back on the Red River, where she fished the 2009 Bassmaster Classic in February.
ESPN's Mike Golic and co-host Erik Kuselias, of Mike & Mike in the Morning, will make a repeat appearance in a live broadcast from the world's most prestigious fishing tournament - the 2009 Bassmaster Classic.
To keep the festivities rocking and rolling on the second day of the 2009 Bassmaster Classic, set for Feb. 20-22 on the Red River out of Shreveport-Bossier City, La., country music sensation the Zac Brown Band will perform live.
BASS announced that the 2010 Bassmaster Classic will return in February to Lay Lake in Shelby County, Ala., site of three previous Classics - 1996, 2002 and 2007.
Alton Jones discusses the outstanding year he had in 2008, especially his win at the Bassmaster Classic at Lake Hartwell.
In this photo gallery, you'll find numerous candid images of Elite anglers and B.A.S.S. staff as they prepare to begin the 2008 Bassmaster Classic on Lake Hartwell, near Greenville, South Carolina.
I want to take this opportunity to share with you some of my observations from the 2009 Bassmaster Classic and to tell you what I think they say about the sport of bass fishing.
That was certainly the case for three 2009 Bassmaster Classic contenders: Kenyon Hill, Peter Thliveros and Terry Scroggins.