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Randy Montana, Casey Ashley to perform at 2011 Bassmaster Classic

Nashville recording artist Randy Montana and Casey Ashley will perform live during the 2011 Bassmaster Classic set for New Orleans on Feb. 18-20, B.A.S.S. announced today (Feb. 8).

“We live to fish, and we love listening to country music — especially good country music by the likes of Casey, who is on Costa’s pro staff, and Randy Montana,” said Al Perkinson, vice president of marketing of Costa. “The Costa stage will definitely be rocking this year at the Classic. The concerts are a great way to cap off a weekend of intense bass fishing and action-packed weigh-ins.”[…]

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Hackney looks to shrug off home-state Classic curse

In 2007, Alabama angler Boyd Duckett busted the myth that a Bassmaster Classic can’t be won at home. So, thanks to Duckett, no one can hang that old “home-state curse” on 2011 Classic qualifier Greg Hackney of Gonzales.

Hackney will be the sole representative of his state when he competes in the Feb. 18-20 Classic on the Louisiana Delta out of New Orleans.