If you’re a bass fisherman and have ever dreamed of competing in the Bassmaster Classic, the opportunity to take a first step toward that goal has arrived. Registration for the 2011 Bassmaster Central Opens begins today (Nov. 29).
The 2011 Bassmaster Classic field of 51 anglers was finalized Saturday (Nov. 6) when South Carolina’s Ryan McMurtury won the Bassmaster Weekend Series Championship to score the final Classic berth. Joining him will be a single Louisiana angler: Gonzales’ Greg Hackney. […]
ESPN Inc. announced today (Nov. 2) that it has finalized the sale of BASS LLC to a group of investors including Don Logan, TV personality Jerry McKinnis and Jim Copeland. An agreement in principle was announced in August by ESPN, and the transaction was completed Monday, the organization said in a release.
SHREVEPORT-BOSSIER CITY, La. — Louisiana’s Jamie Laiche was in 14th place going into the final day of the BASS Federation Nation Championship on the Red River. Unfortunately, he also was in sixth place in the divisional competition – putting him as a long shot for a 2011 Bassmaster Classic invitation.
SHREVEPORT-BOSSIER CITY, La. — Louisiana’s Jamie Laiche moved up several notches on the final day of the BASS Federation Nation Championship today (Oct. 29) on the Red River, but it was too little too late to earn a ticket to the 2011 Bassmaster Classic.
DENISON, Texas – Shreveport’s Mike Pharr capitalized on some key slip-ups at the top of the leaderboard to claim his first BASS win on Saturday (Oct. 23) during the final stop of the 2010 Bassmaster Central Opens on Lake Texoma. He added 10 pounds, 13 ounces, to build his three-day total to 27 pounds, 4 ounces.
SHREVEPORT-BOSSIER CITY, La. – Chad Brauer earned the Bassmaster Central Open title on the Red River on Saturday (June 5) by capping off the three-day tournament with the week’s heaviest catch – 21 pounds, 3 ounces. That pushed his total weight to 56 pounds, 14 ounces to best his nearest competitor by more than 16 pounds. […]
The stars were perfectly aligned for Jason Williamson heading into the final day of the Bassmaster Elite Series Pride of Georgia on Clarks Hill Lake, a tournament in which he held a more than 4-pound lead over Pierre Part’s Cliff Crochet. […]
The Bassmaster Classic ended with Kevin VanDam winning his third championship title in an event forecasted to be one of small weights and tough fishing.
However, that didn’t pan out. Here is what some of the competitors had to say about the tournament: […]
Greg Hackney was really looking forward to this Bassmaster Classic after having really had a great practice.
“I’ll be honest, it was one of the best practices I’ve had for the Classics, period,” the Gonzales pro said. […]