NEW ORLEANS, La. — With Monday and most of Tuesday off, many of the Classic qualifiers took advantage of the bounty of great New Orleans restaurants that provide a great diversion from the rough three days of practice.
This album features images from the registration day for the 2011 Bassmaster Classic. The 2011 Bassmaster Classic was held on the Louisiana Delta, Louisiana.
NEW ORLEANS -- The Fishing Tigers of Louisiana State University met the Alabama Crimson tide this morning on Lake Verret, which lies roughly 90 miles west of New Orleans.
LADSON, S.C. Z-Man Fishing Products is proud to announce the signing of professional anglers Luke Clausen, David Walker, Stephen Browning and David Goshorn to Z-Man's national freshwater pro staff.
With a tough Friday-Sunday practice finally behind them, Bassmaster Classic anglers are bone-tired. But that feeling is almost incidental to their relief about the end of frigid air over the Louisiana Delta. In the nick of time, milder weather is on its way.
The Classic is a fishing tournament but it's much more than that. We (anglers) are committed almost every minute of every day.
In other news, I just took my boat to get wrapped. I'm getting it done here in Waco, Texas, for a couple of reasons. The most important is that the wrap on a boat is subjected to a pounding that a truck wrap isn't.
Elite Series angler Casey Ashley sings the National Anthem at the 2011 Bassmaster Classic.
NEW ORLEANS -- The patients at Tulane Hospital for Children received a special surprise this Valentine's Day when they were visited by celebrity anglers Kevin VanDam, Aaron Martens, Brian LaClair, Ryan Said Shaw Grigsby, Stephen Browning and Edwin Evers.
The rich outdoor heritage of Louisiana blends perfectly with the 2011 Bassmaster Classic, which is just as much a celebration of the outdoors as it is a world-class competition.