When fishing the Classic you have already prepared thoroughly, so what do you do with the official practice day? In this article, you can read how the answer to this golden question is different every year for the same angler.
Read how despite the weather, Luke Clausen of Washington state had a rare wire-to-wire victory in the 36th annual Bassmaster Classic on Lake Tohopekaliga.
There have been three previous Bassmaster Classics in the state of Louisiana. They took place in 1999, 2001 and 2003 and were all held on the Louisiana Delta out of New Orleans.
David Wharton, an 11-time Classic qualifier, died of an apparent heart attack on Feb. 16, 2009 at the age of 59.
Seven-time Bassmaster Classic qualifier and Louisiana resident Greg Hackney has agreed to allow us to follow along with him as he prepares for the bassmaster classic.
Berkley, America's leading fishing tackle brand, and BASS, the worldwide authority in bass fishing, announced today that the Columbia, S.C.,-based tackle company has renewed its long standing association as an official sponsor and supporter of BASS. Berkley will continue as the official fishing line and soft plastic baits of BASS and its prestigious tournament trails and events.
BASS, the worldwide leader in bass fishing, announced today that BOOYAH Bait Company has become an official sponsor. BOOYAH Bait Company, a longtime advertiser in BASS publications, will make their BOOYAH brand the official wire bait of BASS and its prestigious tournament structures and events.
The Bassmaster Classic is the most talked about, covered, and anticipated event in all bass fishing. As such, it's only natural that the pros fishing the Classic want something special out of their baits come championship time. For the manufacturers who listen carefully to their pro staffs, this means new and different baits to combat the conditions on the waters wherever the Classic may be held.
By practically anyone's account, this year's Bassmaster Classic could be one of the most exciting events in years, with a lot of fish being caught by a lot of fishermen. The Red River is in excellent shape. At least one five-bass, 28-pound catch has recently been reported, and as the prespawn season continues, action should only improve.