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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Bobby Lane

Between 2008 and 2009, Lane caught five-bass limits on 47 consecutive competition days. His highest Classic finish was a ninth-place showing in the 2011 Bassmaster Classic on the Louisiana Delta.

Home Town:
Lakeland, Florida
Qualification:
Bassmaster Elite Series
Previous Classics fished:
4
Career BASS earnings:
$617,211
Times in the money:
43