No matter how many hours of planning and preparation go into an angler’s Bassmaster Classic game plan, there are some heartbreakers out there over which you have no control. Casey Ashley was a victim of one of those Friday. Ashley was standing near the boat ramps at Red River South Marina about 2:30 p.m., which was long before he needed to check in.
Angler found themselves fishing on top of each other in the prime Red River holes.
We're headed into the CenturyLink Center for the Day One weigh-in, taking a minute to reflect on the first day's action on the water.
Follow the 2012 Bassmaster Classic anglers as they take on the Red River.
The anglers are in and on their way to the weigh-in. We’re closing down the blog but by no means are we closing down the coverage. You can watch Hooked Up! Right now You can watch the weigh-in at 4:30 p.m. (CT)
Over an hour before the start of the 2012 Bassmaster Classic, this is what the CenturyLink Center looked like, with empty seats and crowds of people standing in various lines outside the arena.
Check out the view from above, captured by our photographer in a helicopter.
You need money to make money. Or so the saying goes. Does the same apply to success? Bassmaster Classic competitors Chris Lane and Brent Chapman believe so.
Martens has hit his stride; he just boated a 2 1/2 pounder.