During Classic week, I was a late addition to the guest list for the Elite Series Night of Champions banquet; when I arrived at my assigned table, I found myself at dinner with a bass fishing legend and a rising star.
Here we go! I’m off to Texas to kick off the 2013 Elite tournament season.
If the 2013 Bassmaster Classic wasn’t the best Classic ever, it ranked right up there with the best of them.
Find out when to watch the Classic this weekend.
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.