I grew up watching The Bassmasters, and I am sure I watched many Bassmaster Classics throughout my childhood, but the first one that I can remember really well was the ‘98 Classic that Denny Brauer won.
All 548 fish weighed in during the Bassmaster Classic lived to be caught again by Oklahoma angers, thanks to a continuing commitment to fish care and a willingness to make improvements in every facet of the process.
The heroes of the Bassmaster Elite Series, the best collegiate anglers in the nation, top amateurs from B.A.S.S.’s grass roots and professionals looking for their last chance to qualify for the 2014 Bassmaster Classic now know the route to their dreams, as B.A.S.S. revealed the sites of four 2013 championships.
Coming so close to achieving one of his goals only makes Brandon Palaniuk want it that much more.
Wrapping up a couple of things I know, or think I know, from the 2013 Bassmaster Classic.
The world championship bass fishing tournament recorded the second highest attendance for the three competition days in the event’s 43-year history.
Bassmaster fans are known to travel, and they came from all over the country to see the 43rd Bassmaster Classic at Grand Lake O’ the Cherokees.
Think of your favorite sports team, and a logo is probably the first image that comes to mind. Bass fishing has its own set of widely recognized logos, and they were on full display at the 2013 Bassmaster Classic.
A timelapse view of the 2013 Classic anglers being interviewed at Media Day in Tulsa,Okla.
Ike might have similar taste in music and clothing to his younger peers, but placed in perspective he’s the grizzled veteran.