If you could imagine how a first day of a Bassmaster Classic would go, this would be it. I couldn’t be happier. There was a good bite in the morning and then another good bite in the afternoon.
After a brief ribbon cutting ceremony, the 2013 Bassmaster Classic Expo opened at Noon today.
Not who you "think" will win, but who you'd "like" to see win. That's what I asked the Classic qualifiers.
Gene Gilliland, a fisheries biologist who has studied Grand Lake for 30 years, shares his perspective on what it takes to win there.
It’s Thursday, the last day for prep before the Classic starts. It’s been a fairly busy day but nothing got out of control.
On the morning of the biggest competition of your life, what do you eat and drink to get you going?
Cold, ice, sleet, rain, thunder and lightning — Tulsa has seen it all in the days leading up to the Friday-through-Sunday world championship of bass fishing on Grand Lake O’ the Cherokees.
There will be a real-time scoreboard at the 2013 Bassmaster Classic, but the 53 competitors won't see it during competition. That ruling, made Thursday, ended two days of considerable angler anxiety.
Pete Gluszek knows all about fishing in the cold. The Dean of Bass University lives in New Jersey.
Looking over tackle and preparing for tomorrow, anglers take questions from the media.