In February, these 53 anglers will take to Oklahoma's Grand Lake O' the Cherokees for the biggest bass fishing event of the year.
Most of the field for the Classic is set. See how they got there.
Second place is not bad, but first is better.
The most nerve-wracking two weeks of a 15-year career has finally ended for Mike McClelland.
Class acts are not hard to find in the Bassmaster Elite Series, neither are anglers who are willing to selflessly do the right thing. Just look to Brent Chapman and Chris Lane.
With 2013 Bassmaster Classic berths on the line, several Bassmaster Elite Series pros are making their way to Oklahoma to compete in the final Bass Pro Shops Central Open of the season.
Despite Oneida Lake's location above the Mason-Dixon Line, don't expect an all-Northerner Top 12 in the Ramada Championship.
Overheard at the Day One weigh-in at Green Bay.