“Made sweet memories of friends from the past…” Dateline: My First Bassmaster Classic “The past is never dead, it is not even past.” William Faulkner I was a Carp, at an all Bass tournament. And the all Bass tournament was the 2008 Bassmaster Classic on Lake Hartwell.
Editor's note: The following was excerpted from a story that appeared in The Kansas City Star earlier this month. The full story is available here. Guido Hibdon never thought he would see this day, when he would have to scrap for sponsors, when he wondered if there was going to be enough money to even compete on the pro bass circuit.
Jason Christie talks about his preparations for Hartwell and his family life.
Cotton Cordell passed away and yet another one of the pillars of our sport is gone.
South Dakota angler Troy Diede wants to win the Classic trophy and show it off to his young daughters.
Paul Castellano and Taro Murata won the 2014 Bass Pro Shops Lake Simcoe Open, which is hosted by the Aurora Bassmasters.
Bassmaster Elite Series pro John Crews of Salem,Va., has joined Cashion Rods for 2015.
In 2007, Team Championship winner Brandon Gray lost his longtime fishing partner ... and his confidence.
SILVESTER, Ga. — There is an art to throwing a good party. It's a mix of a great location, uncommon entertainment and interesting guests. J Todd Tucker knows how to throw a party. More importantly, he understands how a great party one October weekend can also function as serious business year-round.
All secrets must be let out of the bag eventually, but delaying the announcement is something Shane Lehew and his father Troy could control. Paul Elias made the Alabama Rig famous when he won on Lake Guntersville in October of 2011. Not long after that event, the Lehews cleaned up tournaments on Lake Norman throwing the Alabama Rig. But not just any A-Rig.