A hurricane threatening the Louisiana Gulf coast wasn't enough to prevent Kevin VanDam from claiming the world championship of professional angling in the 31st Bassmaster Classic. Classic XXXI (31) was held Aug. 2-4, 2001 at Louisiana Delta, La.
Davy Hite won the 29th Classic with a three-day total of 15 bass weighing 55 pounds, 10 ounces; 9-15 more than runner-up Denny Brauer. The Classic was held July 29-31, 1999, in Louisiana Delta, La.
When Bryn Maynard, 12, died of cancer, his family's request was that Dennis Tietje lead the processional.
Some people say that bass fishing is an addiction. That doesn’t apply to Louisiana angler Gerald Spohrer. With Spohrer, bass fishing is a bona fide obsession.
Opens angler Tracy Adams takes the leap into the Bassmaster Elite Series in 2014.
The fifth annual Bassmaster Classic Championship was held Oct. 29-31, 1975, in Currituck Sound, North Carolina.
If shallow, grassy waters are where you fish, this fall pattern could be the ticket to the bass of a lifetime.
Over 2,500 anglers came to Lake Fork in search of the biggest bass.
The 2014 Bassmaster Elite Series promises to be one for the history books. Several of the fisheries are steeped in B.A.S.S. lore, and the others soon will be.
Bassmaster Elite Series pro Cliff Crochet and members of the Louisiana B.A.S.S. Nation taught 50 children about fishing during the Youth Fishing Day, July 20 at Bayside Tackle in Pierre Part, La.