The Bassmaster Classic is the Super Bowl of bass fishing, and like the Super Bowl it's sometimes a nail biter and sometimes a blowout.
He was one of the most intense competitors in B.A.S.S. history and a power fisherman before the term was coined. Hank Parker has few equals when it comes to fishing or television.
Throughout the years many anglers have earned the respected title 'Angler of the Year,' but only a select few have held it more than once.
We can all count Classic wins, but who's consistently competitive on fishing's biggest stage?
Lights, camera, action! Bassmaster.com takes you behind the scenes of the 2012 Classic. Tune in to ESPN2 March 3 & 4 for more never-before-seen footage from the Red River Classic.
When two-time Bassmaster Classic champion Hank Parker is your casting coach, you know you've arrived in the fishing world.
Check out the busy show floor of the 2012 Bassmaster Classic Outdoors Expo presented by Dick's Sporting Goods.
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.
Jon Stewart shares his life experience with anglers, events, and family as he writes about his history with B.A.S.S. and talks about expectations of new chapters with the new ownership of the company.
On the first day of the 2011 Bassmaster Elite Series tournament on Florida's Harris Chain of Lakes, Grant Goldbeck weighed in one small bass for 1 pound, 1 ounce. If one is the loneliest number — as Three Dog Night once claimed — Goldbeck was in a lonely place, indeed, ranking a dismal 97th out of 99 anglers.