Topics: New Orleans

There's more than one Classic storm brewing

Jul 26, 2005

Storm's a brewin' between VanDam and Rook, it may make for a turbulent final day.

David Walker takes third at 2002 Classic

Jul 26, 2005

David Walker ends the 2002 Bassmaster Classic in Third Place.

New faces, going places

Jul 26, 2005

There are a lot of new names fishing the CITGO Bassmaster Classic this year. A few you may recognize, or not.

New Jersey pro

Jul 26, 2005

Michael Iaconelli is starting the final day of the 2003 Bassmaster Classic in the lead.

Last-gasp bass takes Classic

Jul 26, 2005

Michael Iaconelli won the 2003 Bassmaster Classic in the last 5 minutes of the tournament.

2001 Bassmaster Classic: Chaotic year

Apr 1, 2005

"I have been totally shocked at the magnitude of what winning the Classic has meant." VanDam says. "Without a doubt, bass fishing is far more mainstream than ever before."

2001 Bassmaster Classic: Déjà vu

Mar 25, 2005

With air temperatures pushing the century mark each day and steamy water temperatures above 90 degrees, few bass experts believed the Classic's weight record would fall in the vast Louisiana Delta … except Hite, that is.

2001 Bassmaster Classic: Practice

Mar 25, 2005

Thanks to torrential rains in Louisiana and Texas from Tropical Storm Allison, the 45 Classic contenders didn't find the cooperative fish they were looking for during their six days of prefishing.

2001 Bassmaster Classic: VanDam wins

Mar 25, 2005

After all, he's considered one of bassing's greatest competitors, but the elusive Classic crown had always been missing from his trophy case.

2001 Bassmaster Classic: Storm brewing

Mar 25, 2005

Tropical Storm Barry is moving slowly toward the Big Easy with sustained winds of 40 mph. As a result, an official Tropical Storm Watch has been posted for the southeastern portion of Louisiana, which includes the Classic fishing waters.