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The Big Day

Feb 20, 2009

After all a Classic angler has been through, here is the big day. You have a grueling process to qualify. You come to pre-practice and scout. You buy and/or order extra and new baits. You have to wait and think about it all the time. You practice more. You find yourself in a whirlwind of media, excitement, jitters, and the best bass anglers in the world. Now the first day of the Bassmaster Classic is here. It has all culminated to this.

The 39 steps

Feb 20, 2009

In this article you will read about the thirty nine steps.

History: Red River

Feb 20, 2009

In this photo gallery, you'll find historically significant scenes of early timber harvesting on the Red River, near Shreveport, La.

Clunn's Classic Legend Grows

Feb 20, 2009

Each year that Rick Clunn qualifies for the Bassmaster Classic, he is making history. He has appeared in more Classics than any angler and along the way he has scored four wins, another Classic record. In those four wins are the only back-to-back wins, his 1976 and 1977 victories. Clunn's Classic record is the stuff legends are made of, and each year offers him a host of chances at more records.

2009 Bassmaster Classic: Day One, Launch Part 2

Feb 20, 2009

In this photo gallery, you'll find images of the anglers as they prepare to launch on Day One of the 2009 Bassmaster Classic on the Red River, near Shreveport, Louisiana.

2009 Bassmaster Classic: Day One, Launch Part 1

Feb 20, 2009

In this photo gallery, you'll find images of the anglers as they prepare to launch on Day One of the 2009 Bassmaster Classic on the Red River, near Shreveport, Louisiana.

Classic Countdown: 1

Feb 20, 2009

The 2009 Bassmaster Classic starts tomorrow. Someone will be a legend by Sunday afternoon and someone else might be a goat, depending on how things go.

Be at the Classic

Feb 20, 2009

Tomorrow's the first day of competition. I'm ready to get started. I'm doing Mike & Mike in the Morning and then it'll be time go fishing. I'm ready to get this thing underway.

Clunn's Classic conundrum

Feb 20, 2009

In February, Rick Clunn will be on the Red River fishing in his 32nd Bassmaster Classic.

Gear Up

Feb 20, 2009

I've been busy the last couple of weeks. It's boat show season so I've been flying around the country making appearances and giving seminars. In between shows I've been trying to get my tackle organized for the Classic and this year's Elite Series.

Red River Still Offers Surprises During Final Practice Tune-Up

Feb 19, 2009

After more than a week of early practice in December, three official practice days last week, and a final tune-up on the water Wednesday, you'd think this year's Bassmaster Classic qualifiers would have learned every secret the Red River holds.

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