Tom Jessop is used to life on the ranch, but he's stepping into a highly competitive field of anglers at the Classic. For him, hard work is always what pays off: on the ranch and on the water.
Let the fun begin at another Bassmaster Classic! You have no idea how excited I am. It’s been a long winter in Michigan and I’m ready to get back on the water.
With experience, credentials and undeniable star power, the 2012 Bassmaster Classic field just might be one for the ages.
Chris Price had a near-win on the Red River in 2002. He's hoping for another good showing on the river, 10 years later.
Any one of these lures could win the 2012 Bassmaster Classic.
None of the 49 Classic qualifiers have been on the Red River lately, because it’s been off limits for more than two months. That will change Friday, the first of four days of practice.
Idaho Fed member Brandon Palaniuk's fourth-place finish in the 2011 Bassmaster Classic is one of the things that makes him an inspiration to Idaho competitor Josh Polfer at this year's Classic.
Well, we just pulled in to Red River South Marina, our home for the next week and a half.
Former Classic champ Ken Cook utilizes BassGold.com data to predict how the 2012 Bassmaster Classic will be won.
Launches at the Classic have become a show unto themselves. Photographer James Overstreet shares some of his favorite launch moments in this gallery.