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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Davy Hite

Hite has fished 208 B.A.S.S. events, and among his eight first-place finishes is the 1999 Bassmaster Classic that was fished on the Louisiana Delta out of New Orleans. He also has earned one Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year title.

Home Town:
Niney Six, South Carolina
Qualification:
Bassmaster Elite Series
Previous Classics fished:
13
Career BASS earnings:
$1,738,959
Times in the money:
115