Van Soles, who qualified for the 2015 Classic via the Opens, took several Junior Bassmaster club members to the Classic with him.
Julius Mazy finishes in the Top 2 in most of the tournaments he fishes.
Fishing fans and their families can join in all the fun for the five days. All B.A.S.S. events are free. Following are 25 things to see and do at BASSfest in Paris.
Laura Ann Foshee gives her time and energy to bring the joy of fishing to others who otherwise wouldn't get to experience it.
I think the biggest thing that determines my overall approach to practice is the tournament format – is it a multi-day event or a single-day shootout?
Halfway through the 2015 season, some Elites are poised to contend for a Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year title, and some are struggling to make the Classic cut. Let's check in on the entire field.
April showers bring May flowers is an age-old expression, but for Bassmaster Elite Series pro Terry “Big Show” Scroggins, it’s more like “spring rains put bass in the bushes.”
Zeke Gossett has so many tournament wins — already, at only 18 years old — it's difficult to count.
Since 1995, Arkansas angler Stephen Browning has fished in B.A.S.S. tournaments. The 49-year-old Elite angler's resume includes 10 Bassmaster Classic appearances and 31 Top 10 finishes. In the following 20 questions, Browning shares his favorite fishery, his fishing superstition, his greatest accomplishment and more.
The Zippo BASSfest at Kentucky Lake presented by A.R.E. Truck Caps will be June 3-7 in Paris, Tenn.