Before turning its full attention to this week's GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by GoPro, B.A.S.S. took time to honor last year’s winners with the annual “Night of Champions” dinner Wednesday at the Hyatt Regency.
Thanks to his wife Amy’s hobby, Ryan Gard of Floral City, Fla., has won the chance to fish with seven-time Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year Kevin VanDam.
In 14 seasons on the Bassmaster circuit (1967-80), during a time when there weren’t nearly as many tournaments as there are today, Dance had seven first-place finishes, 40 Top 10s and three Angler of the Year titles.
Gopher Industrial and Elite Series veteran professional angler Todd Faircloth have joined forces for 2015.
“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.