Geographic region covered: Southwest. Utah, Nevada, Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico.
The first Bassmaster Classic was held in Lake Mead, Nevada, in 1971. Bobby Murray of Hot Springs, Ark., won the inaugural Bassmaster Classic with a catch of 17 bass weighing 43 pounds, 11 ounces.
Stars of Animal Planet's "Tanked" to build aquarium for Bass Fishing Hall of Fame.
The American Sportfishing Association (ASA) is celebrating its 80th anniversary today with the opening of the annual ICAST trade show in Las Vegas, Nev.
New products abound from the world's largest fishing tackle trade show.
We had our vacation planned for a year. We were headed to Sonoma, Calif. to visit the wine country. We left on Saturday morning for San Francisco. The plane that crashed out there was in front of us. We couldn’t land. The airport was closed. We were diverted to Reno, Nev. Before I go any further with our story, though, I want to make it clear that whatever initial hassles we had going on our vacation were nothing compared to what the crash victims suffered. Their problems go far beyond a slight vacation delay.
When I began my career, spinnerbaits were considered tools for stained to muddy water conditions. Sure, there were exceptions. But that was pretty much the norm.
With the newest six, the Fed Nation has now qualified 181 anglers for the Bassmaster Classic since the program started in 1973. They've represented 44 different states and three foreign countries.
“I’m just ready to go,” said Pieter de Beer, who crossed the Atlantic to represent his home country of South Africa.
While aspiring anglers put forth great efforts to launch into the Elite series from the Opens, none of them comes close to those taken by Carl Jocumsen.