Photos of anglers prep for their first day of practice before the 2011 Bassmaster Classic.
This album contains images of the 2011 Bassmaster rookies.
Travel time to New Orleans varies from big to easy for the many anglers
'Office Copier' is a comedic promo for the 2011 Bassmaster Classic.
'KVD Bake Sale' is a comedic promo for the 2011 Bassmaster Classic.
CELEBRATION, Fla. Mercury/Nashville recording artist Randy Montana and Casey Ashley have signed on to perform live, free concerts from the Costa stage for thousands of fishing fans filling the New Orleans Arena during the 2011 Bassmaster Classic. The Bassmaster Classic is set for Feb. 18-20 on the Louisiana Delta out of New Orleans, La.
Photos of several 2011 Bassmaster Classic contenders with unique travel challenges.
Photos of several anglers considered to be either dark horses or sentimental favorites in the 2011 Bassmaster Classic
A Classic win, and a "never give up" statement, launched Mike Iaconelli to another level, but my point is still what I started the piece out with. Winning the Bassmaster Classic is by far the most important thing that can happen to an angler in our world.
It's just a little over a week until the guys launch their boats in the 2011 Bassmaster Classic. What an event!