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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Casey Ashley

Ashley has fished 68 B.A.S.S. events, earning three wins. His best Bassmaster Classic finish was in 2009 on the Red River when he ended the championship event in 13th.

Home Town:
Donalds, South Carolina
Bassmaster Elite Series
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