The 42nd Bassmaster Classic will be Feb. 24-26, 2012, on the Red River out of Shreveport-Bossier City, La.
2011 Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Opens, which will conclude with each event's final-day weigh-in at select Bass Pro Shops locations. The popular Open tournament structure will again feature three qualifying series in a Southern, Central and Northern Division.
Mercury will be an official sponsor of the Bassmaster Classic, Bassmaster Elite Series, Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Opens and the BASS Federation Nation for 2011.
Bass Pro Shops sign on as title sponsor to the Bassmaster Classic, Elite Series and Opens.
Nitro Boats will serve as a supporting sponsor of Bassmaster Elite Series and Bassmaster Opens events in 2010-2011.
Photos from the expo at the 2010 Bassmaster Classic.
With declining participation levels, BASS has been forced to eliminate the WBT.
ESPN's Mike Golic and co-host Erik Kuselias, of Mike & Mike in the Morning, will make a repeat appearance in a live broadcast from the world's most prestigious fishing tournament - the 2009 Bassmaster Classic.
Take a look at what media day looked like for the B.A.S.S. pros during the 2009 Bassmaster Classic. This Classic was held in Shreveport, La.