Topics: Classic

Aaron Martens is using spinning tackle

Feb 24, 2012

I once again spoke too soon about spinning tackle being atypical. AMart is in here using it too. "I had this area all to myself in '09," he said. "It was much harder to get into back then." He's picking individual stumps that may have been overlooked by others and leaving baits in place next to them for long periods of time. He said he "wasted all morning while everyone else was in here catching keepers."

Allan Glasgow is reeling them in

Feb 24, 2012

Andrew Upshaw just culled once again near the spot Iaconelli has been working, while Allan Glasgow is across the creek getting bit constantly, but all of his fish are small.

Walker hooks another solid keeper

Feb 24, 2012

Walker caught a fish early and got a little excited, setting the hook with gusto.

Busting out the spinning rods

Feb 24, 2012

Ike is also using a spinning rod. Between him and Kennedy, that's two we've seen in one area -- two more than many of us expected to see all week.

The mother of all mothers

Feb 24, 2012

Chris Lane is here, too. He's punching hyacinths...

BASSTrakk discrepancy

Feb 24, 2012

David Walker has some bad news for his wife and all the rest of his fans. That 7-pounder that was entered first thing this morning was entered incorrectly.

Shryock second-guessing

Feb 24, 2012

We just watched Shryock cull up about a pound.

Day One on the water

Feb 24, 2012

Follow the 2012 Bassmaster Classic anglers as they fish the Red River.

McDade is a zoo

Feb 24, 2012

Anglers are swapping water, running right by each other, but all are catching fish still.

Ike takes no prisoners

Feb 24, 2012

Ike just fast-idled toward us, but en route he hit a stump that pushed his boat almost vertical.

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