The Bassmaster Classic is the premier tournament in the world, pitting the best bass anglers against one another as they vie for the $500,000 top prize.

The event is Feb. 24-26 event on the Red River in Shreveport-Bossier City. All Sportsman coverage, including daily articles and video interviews of competitors, can be found on this page. So be sure to check back often.

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Edwin Evers

Evers has fished 156 B.A.S.S. events, winning six of them including the 2009 Bassmaster Central Open stop in the Atchafalaya Basin. His highest Classic finish was fifth place in 2009 on the Red River, and he finished runner-up in the Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year race in 2010 and 2011.

Home Town:
Talala, Oklahoma
Bassmaster Elite Series
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