Brauer entered the 1998 Bassmaster Classic with 10 tournament victories and the 1987 Angler of the Year crown already on his resume.
Many of the anglers in Saturday’s Costa Bassmaster High School Southern Open talked of catching lots of bass in practice, only to strike out on tournament day.
Thanks to his wife Amy’s hobby, Ryan Gard of Floral City, Fla., has won the chance to fish with seven-time Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year Kevin VanDam.
After finishing 17th in the 2008 Bassmaster Classic – his first appearance in the championship event – Ashley assumed the tournament would visit Lake Hartwell again.
What was already shaping up to be a big event Saturday on Alabama’s Lake Martin got a major bump earlier this week when it was announced that Costa has signed on as the new title sponsor for the Bassmaster High School Series.
One lucky person will be chosen from the crowd to test their casting skills against Louie the Largemouth.
Narrowing down the possibilities will be a challenge for the 56 professional anglers competing in the GEICO Bassmaster Classic.
B.A.S.S. announced today that it has completed its investigation of an incident January 16 involving two professional anglers, Ish Monroe of Hughson, Calif., and Keith Poche of Pike Road, Ala., during the Bassmaster Open tournament on Lake Tohopekaliga, Fla.
For years, Randall Tharp has used a Rapala knife and cleaning table to prepare dinners of fish caught fresh from the sea. Now he’ll rely on the iconic brand to put food on the table in another way — throwing Rapala baits to win prize money in Bassmaster tournaments. The 2013 Forrest Wood Cup champion has joined Rapala’s pro staff.
When talking with one of the 56 anglers taking part in the GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by GoPro, Feb. 20-22 on Lake Hartwell, you can expect to hear the words “big” and “everything” a lot.