Bassmaster Weekend Series Championship Operated by American Bass Anglers and scoring the final Classic berth. The 39th edition of the Classic will be held Feb. 20-22 on the Red River out of Shreveport-Bossier City, La.
Day Three of the 2008 Weekend Series Championship
Day Two of the 2008 Weekend Series Championship
Eighteen years ago, Kotaro Kiriyama left Japan for America to fulfill his dream of becoming a professional bass angler.
Day One of the 2008 Weekend Series Championship
North Carolina native Jeff Coble has amassed around $1.2 million in tournament prizes since 1996 with the help of his buddy David Wright.
$26 million project to restore marshes at the mouth of the Mississippi River, where Michael Iaconelli won the 2003 Bassmaster Classic, moved one step closer to implementation in April after being deemed one of the year's Top 10 coastal restoration projects.
Erosion and saltwater intrusion have crippled the bass population in some areas at the mouth of the Mississippi River, according to the Louisiana Department of Wildfire and Fisheries.
"High Quality Warmwater Fishery" known for its tackle-busting smallmouth bass so it can mine the area with fewer constraints.
Already under fire over concerns about their impact on fish and mussel habitat, western Pennsylvania dredgers are now battling unprecedented noise restrictions on parts of the Allegheny River.