In two short weeks we’ll all be watching the Bassmaster Classic on Grand Lake out in Oklahoma. That’s good news. It’s one of my favorite times of the year for more than one reason.
Ask any Bassmaster Classic qualifier to describe why being in this particular tournament is cool. Most will come up something like this: “Well, it’s the Classic, isn’t it?”
B.A.S.S. has grown from a wild idea to an organization with more than 500,000 members worldwide and magazines read by 4.3 million people a month.
Fishing fans know what is possible on these waters and will be watching to see if records fall.
Bassmaster Classic fans can always expect a world-class fishing competition. But lumberjacks and Labrador retrievers?
The Bass Fishing Hall of Fame will induct 3 new members this year.
The 16th annual Bassmaster Classic was held Aug. 14-16, 1986, in Chickamauga, Tennessee.
The 2009 Bassmaster Classic champion and 2007 Bassmaster Angler of the Year is set to become the first professional angler to officially sponsor and mentor a college fishing Team.
B.A.S.S. member Glen Jorgensen will celebrate his birthday at the Bassmaster Classic presented by Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Tulsa, Okla.