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Butterfly Net

Feb 16, 2009

When the official Classic pre-practice is over, you need a butterfly net to keep your stomach in your shirt. If you didn't, you would need to just hang it up. The anticipation is continuing to build. From Rick Clunn (although he may not readily admit it) to an Open rookie, everyone feels it. After all the time preparing, now it is time for the big show.

Classic XXXIV - July 30-Aug. 1, 2004

Feb 16, 2009

When Takahiro Omori held the Classic trophy overhead, bass fishing crowned its first non-American, world champion.

Classic Countdown: 5

Feb 16, 2009

In this article, you can read how Kevin VanDam has finished fifth in the past five Classics with the best 5-year string ever posted in Classic history.

Classic XXXIII - Aug. 1-3, 2003

Feb 15, 2009

Michael Iaconelli held up to the pressure of being the leader to score a narrow victory in the 33rd annual Classic.

Classic Countdown: 6

Feb 15, 2009

In this article, you can read how the number 6 is a historic number in the annals of the Bassmaster Classic.

Classic XXXII - July 25-27, 2002

Feb 14, 2009

Jay Yelas' performance dominated on Alabama's Lay Lake as he became the first angler to claim the big bass on each day of Classic competition.

Classic Countdown: 7

Feb 14, 2009

Read how the number 7 factors into Bassmaster Classic history and in this year's Classic.

Where the Rubber Meets the Road

Feb 13, 2009

In this article, read about the angler prepares for the Classic; also, the importance of keeping a routine and how that contributes to a high performance level.

Classic XXXI - Aug. 2-4, 2001

Feb 13, 2009

Despite a hurricane threatening, Kevin VanDam claimed the world championship of professional angling in the 31st Bassmaster Classic.

Classic Countdown: 8

Feb 13, 2009

In this article, read about the significance of the number 8 in Bassmaster Classic history.

Classic beginning of end for Cook

Feb 13, 2009

In this article, you can read how the 2009 BASS Elite Series Tour will mark the end of Ken Cook's career as a full-time competitive fisher.

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