Topics: New Orleans

Classic preparation with Ike

Jan 31, 2011

The conclusion of the Sooner Run event at Oklahoma's Fort Gibson Lake in June was the beginning of Mike Iaconelli's marathon preparation for the 2011 Bassmaster Classic.

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.

Ima to introduce Square Bill

Jan 25, 2011

After 18 months of collaboration between three-time Bassmaster Classic qualifier Bill Lowen and the engineers at IMA Lures in Japan, will release the Square Bill at the upcoming Bassmaster Classic in New Orleans, where Lowen will compete.

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.

Roy to Join Rugged Shark

Jan 25, 2011

Rugged Shark is proud to announce the signing of tournament bass fishing prodigy Bradley Roy, the youngest angler to enter the professional ranks of the Bassmaster Elite Tournament Series and the 2010 Rookie of the Year!

Final practice

Jan 21, 2011

Last week we talked about how I intend to practice during the first three days of practice for the Bassmaster Classic. Wednesday will be the final day and, depending upon what happened earlier, I'll approach it very differently.

Wednesday - final practice

Jan 21, 2011

Last week we talked about how I intend to practice during the first three days of practice for the Bassmaster Classic. Wednesday will be the final day and, depending upon what happened earlier, I'll approach it very differently.

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