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.
With snow starting to fly, Mike McClelland looked at peace on Grand Lake O’ the Cherokees on the final day of Classic practice.
Since the tradition started a few years ago of anglers choosing their walk-up music, fans have been intrigued by the contenders' picks.
Brent Chapman, the 2012 Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year, ascended the ballroom stage at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino confidently but quietly, without added flair.
db and Gene Hacker take a memorable ride on Route 66.
Forget Tulsa time. Focus on Tulsa temps.
It’s time for my annual look at who’s fishing the Bassmaster Classic and who I think we should keep our eyes on as everything unfolds.
“But what about the weather?” That’s been the $500,000 question surrounding the 43rd Bassmaster Classic since the event was announced 15 months ago.
While the weather won't be as apocalyptic as many fear it' will challenging. When asked if he was concerned about ice on the launch ramp, frozen boat locker lids and frigid hands, Iaconelli replied, "All of the above.”