Topics: Louisiana

Ike is right where he wants to be

Jan 28, 2011

The Jersey Score" are the words printed under Michael Iaconelli's photo, his victory-pumping arm frozen by the camera. It's an ad that promotes the Feb. 18-20 Bassmaster Classic's return to New Orleans and the Louisiana Delta for the first time since the New Jersey pro won the world championship there in 2003.

Hackney carries flag high for Louisiana

Jan 28, 2011

In 2007, Alabama angler Boyd Duckett busted the myth that a Bassmaster Classic can't be won at home. So, thanks to Duckett, no one can hang that old "home-state curse" on 2011 Classic qualifier Greg Hackney of Gonzales, La.

Louisiana Delta: Great fishery

Jan 25, 2011

Gary Klein tells the story of cutting a crab trap off his prop during a Bassmaster tournament on the Louisiana Delta.

B.A.S.S. Reporter's Notebook

Jan 25, 2011

The very interesting rookie year of Ott DeFoe; Elite Series pros scout first fisheries; Big bass stories; Charlie Hartley's 10-10; Combs debuts wrap; Crochet adds sponsors; and ... Trevor's triplets

Top bass anglers join Team Lew's

Jan 25, 2011

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. While many fishing tackle companies have been trimming their pro staffs, the Lew's team continues to get stronger. Lew's, a great tradition in American bass fishing equipment, has been busily assembling a group of high-profile anglers to help launch their new lineup of baitcast and spinning reels and rods for 2011.

Ram Truck to sponsor Said

Jan 25, 2011

Auburn Hills, Mich. The Ram Truck Brand today announced that it has reached an agreement in principle to sponsor professional tournament bass angler Ryan Said.

Rook joins Jewel Bait

Jan 25, 2011

Jewel Bait Co. announces the addition of Bassmaster Elite Series angler Scott Rook to its pro staff. The Little Rock, Ark.-based angler is considered one of the top jig fishermen in the country and has a long list of successes over his fishing career that he is quick to attribute to Jewel products.

Swindle (finally) wins

Jan 24, 2011

Until now a Bassmaster Open has eluded Gerald Swindle.

Schooled on bass

Jan 24, 2011

I use to participate in teaching events lots back in the '70s and '80s and as I looked at the crowd in Shreveport, I realized it was the same group of people that I talked to 30 and 40 years ago.

Creature comforts

Jan 21, 2011

Dennis Tietje often prefers to fish a Texas rigged creature bait in gnarly waters.

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