When Luke Clausen won the first wintertime Bassmaster Classic on Lake Toho in February 2006, the natural assumption for many fishing fans was that he was about to become a full-fledged star on the B.A.S.S. circuit. Then he walked away. With a lucrative, but complicated sponsorship deal already in place with Chevrolet and FLW, Clausen elected to remain on the FLW Tour where he’d already been a star for two seasons. He thrived with that organization and didn’t fish another B.A.S.S. event until 2010.
Some of America’s best bass fishing waters will play host to competitors in the 2016 Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Opens Series.
Chris Zaldain will answer your questions on Twitter, Thursday, Oct. 15, at 3 p.m. CT. Just ask yours on Twitter with the hashtag #basschat.
See all nine fisheries set for the Bassmaster Opens Series in 2016.
A look back at the fish that clinched tournament victories in the 2015 Bassmaster Elite Series season.
Head out on Beech Lake with Shaye Baker to learn how to break down new water.
Young anglers in Philadelphia went fishing in FDR Park in June with football players from the Philadelphia Eagles.
College bass fishing will be the topic during Mike Iaconelli’s Ike Live! show, Sunday, Oct. 11, at 7 p.m. ET.
Todd Faircloth took to Twitter to answer fans' questions after his turnaround season.