Topics: Classic

Boat damage from stumps?

Feb 26, 2012

Takahiro Omori is in Sullivan's as well. He pulled up his trolling motor a minute ago and is grinding his way through the stumps.

Classic by the numbers - Day Two

Feb 26, 2012

Comebacks are rare in the Bassmaster Classic, and for good reason.

Fishing ridges

Feb 26, 2012

Our boat driver Chris runs a local tournament circuit. He said Sullivan's is so productive this time of year because of its many ridges.

Wirth is fishing cypress trees

Feb 26, 2012

We're headed into Sullivan's to find Chris Lane. Kevin Wirth is on the far outside fishing cypress trees -- the staging areas he'd told us he planned to focus on today.

DeFoe, Wilks fishing McDade

Feb 26, 2012

McDade is a ghost town. Well, compared to the past two days it is.

Jones' first fish of the day

Feb 26, 2012

Alton Jones just got a shot of confidence. His first fish of a the day - a 2.5-pounder - which came on a six-inch Yum Dinger at 8:30.

Alton working the shallows

Feb 26, 2012

Here's how slowly Alton Jones is working his way through this shallow spawning flat. It just took him a minute and 20 seconds between casts, and he's not making long casts.

Day Two: Some days are tougher than others

Feb 26, 2012

Well, you know the story: I won’t be fishing tomorrow. I missed the cut in a tiebreaker. I’d love to tell you that it’s OK but I have to admit that it hurts.

Tak and Ike tie: Tak advances to Sunday

Feb 26, 2012

Ike and Tak have both won a Classic, but one gets to keep fishing while the other heads home. They didn't flip a coin to decide. Here's how it works.

Service crews on hand

Feb 26, 2012

Here at the ramp in Coushatta, the service crews wait in case disaster strikes.

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