Costa sunglasses recently signed on as the title sponsor for Bassmaster Elite Series angler Casey Ashley. The news comes as Ashley prepares to compete in the 2011 Elite Series, starting with The Sunshine Showdown Mar. 10 - 13, in Tavares, Fla. This is Ashley's fifth year competing in the Bassmaster Elite Series, with nine Top 10 tournament finishes to his name. He has been a member of Costa's pro staff since 2007.
No rest for the weary in Kriet's schedule.
Kevin VanDam demonstrated, again, how records are made at the 2011 Bassmaster Classic.
What lies ahead at the 2011 Bassmaster Classic, can the numbers predict?
A look at Classic tournaments that's received plenty of attention.
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.
The Bassmaster Classic is a tournament full of tradition and lore. With the 41st Classic this weekend, it's a good time to explore some of the old bromides about fishing's greatest championship.
Texas' Bryan Schmidt wins Federation Nation Championship
Yesterday was Valentine's Day. I normally bring a dozen roses to my wife, Debbi, at her office. This year, I waltzed into her office during business hours with my guitar in hand. It was a first. I'm a closet guitar player. I strum with 10 thumbs and have a voice like a bullfrog with laryngitis.
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. At first, angling advocates gave Florida State Senator Joe Negron the benefit of the doubt.