Topics: Don Butler

How to watch Day One of the Classic

Feb 21, 2014

Sure, you know how to watch a bass tournament, but this isn't just any bass tournament. It's the Bassmaster Classic, and things are very different.

Video: 1972 Bassmaster Classic

Jan 15, 2014

Don Butler of Tulsa, Okla., claimed the Bassmaster Classic for his first tournament win, and a $10,000 check.

Mr. Consistency

Oct 24, 2013

Ricky Green's 14 straight Bassmaster Classic appearances made him Mr. Consistency. Now he needs some help.

A truly 'unique' Classic

Feb 21, 2013

Here we go – my 23rd Bassmaster Classic - and what a special one it’s going to be.

45 years of B.A.S.S.

Jan 31, 2013

B.A.S.S. has grown from a wild idea to an organization with more than 500,000 members worldwide and magazines read by 4.3 million people a month.

Classic tidbits

Feb 26, 2012

Ken Duke takes a close look at the numbers behind how the 2012 Bassmaster Classic is shaping up.

The Classic champions

Feb 20, 2012

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.

Open notes: Morning delay for Tucker

Feb 26, 2011

LEWISVILLE, Texas -- Mark Tucker knew it. He just didn't have it. But he did avoid mayhem.

A historic look at Day One of the Bassmaster Classic

Feb 18, 2011

A look at Classic tournaments that's received plenty of attention.

Starting Right at the Bassmaster Classic

Feb 18, 2011

There's an old saying about the Bassmaster Classic that you can't win it in one day, but you can surely lose it. Just ask Basil Bacon, who blanked on the first day of the 1979 Classic then came roaring back to finish second, just three pounds - one good fish - behind Hank Parker.

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