Topics: Classic

Polfer gets built-in Classic mentor

Feb 16, 2012

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.

Red River and Alabama rig thoughts

Feb 15, 2012

Well, we just pulled in to Red River South Marina, our home for the next week and a half.

BassGold analysis for Red River

Feb 15, 2012

Former Classic champ Ken Cook utilizes data to predict how the 2012 Bassmaster Classic will be won.

Classic Launches

Feb 15, 2012

Launches at the Classic have become a show unto themselves. Photographer James Overstreet shares some of his favorite launch moments in this gallery.

Grigsby picks Fantasy team

Feb 15, 2012

Shaw Grigsby makes his Classic picks, including a personal favorite.

Who’s hot, who’s not, for the Classic?

Feb 15, 2012

B.A.S.S. Fantasy Fishing Challenge is back for 2012 with several new twists and more than $109,000 in prizes.

When Reese sealed the deal in 2009

Feb 15, 2012

The possibility of another close defeat haunted Skeet Reese on the final day of the 2009 Bassmaster Classic on the Red River.

Like uncle, like nephew

Feb 15, 2012

Matt McCoy is walking in his uncle's footsteps. Both qualified for the Classic through the Indiana B.A.S.S. Federation Nation in separate years.

Classic Entrances

Feb 15, 2012

It’s a ride perched in the boat that anglers spend their entire seasons trying to repeat. Photographer James Overstreet gives us a glimpse of some hard-to-forget Classic arena arrivals.

A long road (literally) to the Classic

Feb 14, 2012

Right now, home is about 2,000 miles away for Brandon Palaniuk and Josh Polfer, Bassmaster Classic qualifiers from Idaho.