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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Alton Jones

Winner of the 2008 Bassmaster Classic on Lake Hartwell, Jones has 185 B.A.S.S. events in his catalog of experience. He has won five of those events.

Home Town:
Waco, Texas
Qualification:
Bassmaster Elite Series
Previous Classics fished:
12
Career BASS earnings:
$1,999,791
Times in the money:
116