2012 Bassmaster Classic Red River - Shreveport-Bossier City, LA, Feb 24 - 26, 2012

Galleries

2012 Classic: Practice on the Red River

Feb 22, 2012

Competitors in the 2012 Bassmaster Classic anxiously wait for the start of Practice Day.

The gang's all here

Feb 21, 2012

The 49 anglers go through the rigmarole of registering and going over rules for the 42nd Bassmaster Classic.

Classic anglers visit VA center in Shreveport

Feb 20, 2012

With the Bassmaster Classic just around the corner, 15 of the world championship competitors joined forces to visit the Overton Brooks VA Medical Center in Shreveport, La.

On the water at the Bassmaster Classic

Feb 20, 2012

This is where the action really goes down. Photographer James Overstreet shares some of his favorite on-the-water shots from recent Classics.

Classic crowds and fans

Feb 20, 2012

Call them avid or rabid, the one thing that sets the Classic apart from any other event is the fans. James Overstreet gives us a glimpse of some of his favorite fan scenes during the last few Classics.

Winning Moments

Feb 19, 2012

The moment an angler realizes he has just won the Bassmaster Classic is one that sticks with him forever. Over the years, we’ve seen tears, screams, arms pumping, jumps and all sorts of revelations of what that angler is feeling at that moment.

Can't-miss Red River baits

Feb 16, 2012

Any one of these lures could win the 2012 Bassmaster Classic.

Classic Launches

Feb 15, 2012

Launches at the Classic have become a show unto themselves. Photographer James Overstreet shares some of his favorite launch moments in this gallery.

Classic Entrances

Feb 15, 2012

It’s a ride perched in the boat that anglers spend their entire seasons trying to repeat. Photographer James Overstreet gives us a glimpse of some hard-to-forget Classic arena arrivals.

Photo gallery: Strategies for a Red River Classic win

Feb 13, 2012

Winning a Bassmaster Classic is a complex feat but a handful of strategies are employed by all Classic champs and sometimes one single choice stand outs as key to their win.

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