With the Bassmaster Classic just around the corner, 15 of the world championship competitors joined forces to visit the Overton Brooks VA Medical Center in Shreveport, La.
From the locks and dams of the Red River to the stumpy backwaters that harbor healthy bass populations, numerous obstacles stand between Classic anglers and the winning fish.
Like to keep up on your own at the weigh-ins? Print your own score card, and it will be a snap!
This is where the action really goes down. Photographer James Overstreet shares some of his favorite on-the-water shots from recent Classics.
Once a Bassmaster Classic champion, always a Classic champion. It's one of those things that truly can't be taken away from you. These anglers know what it means to hoist this trophy and be introduced as a world champion.
B.A.S.S. will renew an old tradition at this year’s Bassmaster Classic, when it plays host to a 2 ½-day Conservation Summit.
What's this weird polka-dot B.A.S.S. shield? It's your key to coverage of the 2012 Bassmaster Classic.
Call them avid or rabid, the one thing that sets the Classic apart from any other event is the fans. James Overstreet gives us a glimpse of some of his favorite fan scenes during the last few Classics.
The Bassmaster Classic is an event like no other. It’s about catching fish in a short period of time under pressure — mental pressure, physical pressure and fishing pressure.
If Kevin VanDam is going to win an unprecedented third consecutive Classic, he’s going to have to make some decisions. A winning decision. A heroic decision.