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The final practice

Feb 17, 2010

Day 1 of practice was one of the few times I've fished in an absolute blizzard. Our predictions of this cold winter Classic are coming true.

2008 Federation Central Divisional: Day Two

Feb 16, 2010

In this photo gallery, you'll find images from the 2008 Federation Central Divisional held on Lewis & Clark Lake near Yankton, South Dakota.

2008 Federation Northern Divisional: Day Two

Feb 16, 2010

In this photo gallery, you'll find images from the 2008 Federation Northern Divisional held on Lake Winnebago near Oshkosh, Wisconsin.

Can weird win?

Feb 16, 2010

Weather has dominated the discussions about the 40th Bassmaster Classic that begins Friday on Lay Lake, as winter conditions continue to hammer the southeast to create what surely will be the coldest championship in history.

Rookie challenges at the Classic

Feb 16, 2010

Kevin VanDam gives us his perspective on rookie qualifiers at the Bassmaster Classic. Why do so many of them struggle? What makes this one tournament so difficult? Is there anything they can do to lessen the challenge?

Classic stage

Feb 16, 2010

BASS Insiders get a preview of the 2010 Bassmaster Classic weigh-in stage.

Tucker goes above, beyond

Feb 16, 2010

MarkTucker goes above, beyond to be 2010 Bassmaster Classic-ready

Filling up at Falcon

Feb 16, 2010

Falcon Lake gets a reberth of bass, water levels, and over 60,000 acres

Classic preparation

Feb 16, 2010

My professional performance is important to me. I want to do my best every time I launch my boat. It's not always about where I finish in a tournament, although that does matter. It's knowing that I did the best I possibly could and that I didn't leave anything out on the water.

The winter Classic of 2010

Feb 16, 2010

Becky and I are in the hotel and settled down for the winter Classic of 2010. This one is going to be a mental bass tournament. Every angler out there can catch bass. That's no big deal. What's going to matter come Friday morning will be mental toughness under some of the most difficult conditions I've ever faced in a professional grade tournament.