Gene Gilliland, a fisheries biologist who has studied Grand Lake for 30 years, shares his perspective on what it takes to win there.
Here we go – my 23rd Bassmaster Classic - and what a special one it’s going to be.
It’s Thursday, the last day for prep before the Classic starts. It’s been a fairly busy day but nothing got out of control.
On the morning of the biggest competition of your life, what do you eat and drink to get you going?
Cold, ice, sleet, rain, thunder and lightning — Tulsa has seen it all in the days leading up to the Friday-through-Sunday world championship of bass fishing on Grand Lake O’ the Cherokees.
There will be a real-time scoreboard at the 2013 Bassmaster Classic, but the 53 competitors won't see it during competition. That ruling, made Thursday, ended two days of considerable angler anxiety.
Pete Gluszek knows all about fishing in the cold. The Dean of Bass University lives in New Jersey.
Looking over tackle and preparing for tomorrow, anglers take questions from the media.
As 53 Classic anglers filed onto the Tulsa Fairgrounds for Media Day, the buzz was not about lures or boats. Instead, they all played amateur meteorologist.
Beginning Friday, Greg Hackney will compete in his 11th Bassmaster Classic, but he’s already landed a trophy largemouth that he’ll cherish the rest of his life.