A Classic win, and a "never give up" statement, launched Mike Iaconelli to another level, but my point is still what I started the piece out with. Winning the Bassmaster Classic is by far the most important thing that can happen to an angler in our world.
In the annals of Bassmaster Classic history, there are many records. You probably know most of them — Rick Clunn's four championships, Luke Clausen's 56-2 winning catch in 2006, Preston Clark's 11-10 lunker from the same year. These are our World Series and Super Bowl marks.
Some of fishing's biggest names recently joined the Toyota Bonus Bucks program.
When it comes to finding active bass on large bodies of water, one of the standard mantras often heard from pro anglers is, "If you find the forage, you've found the bass."
This gallery features images from the second day of competition at the 2011 Southern Open #1. The 2011 Open #1 was held on the Kissimmee Chain of Lakes .
Tournament anglers fishing the second day of the Bass Pro Shops Southern Open on the Kissimmee Chain of Lakes were greeted with overcast skies and intermittent rain as the dawn broke on Big Toho Marina.
Ryan Newman Foundation Charity Fishing Tournament has a superstar roster.
Meet the Elite field of dreams; new postseason prizes and more Classic facts.
Elite Series pro Davy Hite gives fans a glimpse inside his boat.
In this photo gallery you'll see images from the 2010 Elite Series Sooner Run at Fort Gibson Lake. This photo gallery shows several anglers holding up their catch and winner Tommy Biffle displaying his trophy.