Topics: Gary Klein

Meet the 2014 Elites!

Feb 2, 2014

Only the very best pro bass anglers in the world get a shot at competing in the Bassmaster Elite Series. Meet the field of 107 anglers, including 12 rookies, who are set to take on the challenge in 2014.

Video: 1986 Bassmaster Classic

Jan 29, 2014

Charlie Reed, 51, of Broken Bow, Okla., became the oldest angler at that time to win a Classic, with a 21-bass, 23-pound, 9-ounce creel. The 16th annual Bassmaster Classic was held Aug. 14-16, 1986, in Chickamauga, Tenn.

Excellence and experience mark Classic field

Dec 18, 2013

The 44th annual Bassmaster Classic will feature 56 highly accomplished anglers from 23 states in what promises to be one of the most hotly contested championships in history.

2014 Classic field is finalized

Dec 10, 2013

Who's competing in the 2014 Bassmaster Classic? Here's the official list of who's in and how they got there.

Beatdown (and a sort-of history of flippin')

Nov 22, 2013

On January 28, 1977, Dave Gliebe of won the American Bass Fisherman Hurst Open on Lake Okeechobee. You may remember Gliebe as one of the original Bassmaster Elite Series anglers in 2006, but I remember him from much further back.

A legend, a hero and a friend

Nov 6, 2013

Gary Klein earned the status of legend, has long been a personal hero to me and now I'm proud to call him a friend.

2014 Classic field is nearly set

Nov 4, 2013

Fifty four anglers have already qualified for the 2014 Bassmaster Classic to be held on Lake Guntersville near Birmingham, Ala., Feb. 21-23.

Anglers, sponsors step up for soldiers

Oct 25, 2013

Opens pro Brent Homan organized the Operation Kick Some Bass Tournament, which put nearly 50 military veterans on the water for a day.

The first 39 years of AOY

Aug 29, 2013

Narrated by Ken Duke, this slideshow takes a look at the history of the Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year award.

Bassmaster Classic field is filling up

Aug 28, 2013

With the conclusion of the 2013 Elite Series, the majority of the 2014 Bassmaster Classic field is now set. Forty-four of the 56 eventual competitors in the “Super Bowl” of bass fishing have been identified.

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