Topics: Classic

Lock closing at 7:50

Feb 22, 2012

The lock will close at 7:50 with 16 boats total, including some heavy hitters. Then again, they're all heavy hitters

Big guns for Big Show

Feb 22, 2012

Davy Hite is drinking Muscle Milk, his tournament day staple. "Welcome to the gun show," said Mark Zona, his observer for the day.

Where is Bobby Lane headed?

Feb 22, 2012

As my boat driver Chris and I sped to the lock, we saw Bobby Lane headed the other way -- mechanical problem, gamesmanship or last minute indecision?

Waiting for launch

Feb 22, 2012

We have a murderer's row of river rats lined up on one side of the dock here at Red River South -- Greg Hackney, Stephen Browning and Bill Lowen. That's a lot of shallow water bass fishing expertise in a confined area.

No time on the water

Feb 21, 2012

Activities Tuesday for the 49 Classic qualifiers ranged from Keith Poche getting down on his knees and praying to a number of anglers just spending time with their kids.

The gang's all here

Feb 21, 2012

The 49 anglers go through the rigmarole of registering and going over rules for the 42nd Bassmaster Classic.

The Classic, tweet by tweet

Feb 21, 2012

There's no experience like the Bassmaster Classic, in 140-character tweets.

Aaron Martens’ run for a Classic crown

Feb 21, 2012

Coming off two marathons for which he trained hard, Aaron Martens says he’s in the best shape he’s ever been and ready to take on the Red River.

Keith Poche, at home in Louisiana

Feb 21, 2012

Born and raised in Natchitoches, La., Keith Poche has come home for his first Bassmaster Classic appearance.

The ‘Rockin’ Fisherman’ steps up to pro and the Classic

Feb 21, 2012

There’s many a country music artist known to savor an occasional day off on a lake, casting for bass. Musician Brian Schram is way past that.

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