Topics: David Hunter Jones

LSU Tigers trump Alabama Crimson Tide in Bassmaster College Classic

Feb 20, 2011

The Fishing Tigers of Louisiana State University meet Alabama's Crimson Tide.

2011 Bassmaster College Classic

Feb 20, 2011

Photo Gallery of the 2011 Bassmaster College Classic

A Bassmaster Classic bass' journey

Feb 19, 2011

Bassmaster Classic bass' journey

The Classic is widely regarded as the be-all end-all in competitive fishing.

Feb 17, 2011

NEW ORLEANS -- For professional fishermen, the Bassmaster Classic is widely regarded as the be-all end-all in competitive fishing. Why? For starters it's got a $500,000 purse, winning it will give your career a degree of longevity and qualifying for it is one of the most daunting tasks in bass fishing. The only thing more difficult than qualifying for the Classic is winning it. Win or lose, first time or 29th, the Classic makes an impression on all who compete.

Final practice ride with Gary Klein

Feb 17, 2011

NEW ORLEANS -- On the final Classic practice day, 29-time Classic qualifier Gary Klein seemed confident, but not overconfident.

Ashley casts a line toward Nashville

Feb 15, 2011

Casey Ashley hopes to make some waves in Music City this year as he adds the finishing touches to a country music demo album. He hopes this abbreviated album will positively affect professional fishing, as well as get him some work on Music Row in Nashville, Tenn.

Fizzing for the future

Feb 3, 2011

It's a technique every structure fisherman should know. If you bring up a bass from 20 feet deep or more, odds are that the pressure change will cause the fish's swim bladder to inflate, preventing the fish from swimming upright and, in some cases, from returning to the depth at which it was caught.

Swindle (finally) wins

Jan 24, 2011

Until now a Bassmaster Open has eluded Gerald Swindle.

Opens: Swindle builds lead

Jan 22, 2011

Gerald Swindle hopes to close out the 2011 Bass Pro Shops Southern Open.

Opens # 1: Swindle on top

Jan 21, 2011

KISSIMMEE, Fla. -- It was feast or famine for anglers fishing Day One of the first Bass Pro Shops Southern Open on Florida's Lake Tohopekaliga.

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