Matt Herren won the 2016 Toyota Texas Bass Classic.

2021 Bassmaster Classic Heading to Fort Worth, Texas

The 2021 B.A.S.S. Bassmaster Classic will be heading to Lake Ray Roberts in Denton, Texas, as the full Classic event will be hosted by Fort Worth, Texas, from March 19–21. It will be the first time that Fort Worth hosts the Bassmaster Classic and the event’s third time overall in Texas. The event will be Continue Reading

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Birmingham, Alabama, Gets Boost from Bassmaster

The Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic presented by Huk generated an estimated economic impact of $35.9 million during its March 6–8, 2020, event in Birmingham, Alabama, says the host community. According to the Greater Birmingham Convention & Visitors Bureau, the event provided a direct economic impact of $20.8 million and an indirect boost in Continue Reading

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B.A.S.S. Expands Regional Schedule

The Bass Anglers Sportsman Society, better known as B.A.S.S., has announced an expanded national schedule for 2020 with five regional competitions instead of three for qualifying to November’s TNT Fireworks B.A.S.S. Nation Championship. There will be qualifying events in the Southeast, Western, Central, Northeast and Northern regions. Qualifiers from all five regions, plus international qualifiers Continue Reading

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Major League Fishing launched in 2019 as the newest circuit in professional bass fishing. Photo: MLF

Fishing Goes High-Tech

The sport of competitive bass fishing is making advancements in the areas of technology and television while also reeling in a younger group of anglers. Three major professional organizations—Bass Anglers Sportsman Society, better known as B.A.S.S.; Major League Fishing (MLF) and Fishing League Worldwide (FLW)—are the trendsetters. Each have been focusing on expanding their digital Continue Reading

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Bassmaster Classic Andy Crawford
Photo: B.A.S.S./Andy Crawford

Birmingham Selected for 50th Bassmaster Classic in 2020

Birmingham, Alabama, will host the 2020 Bassmaster Classic presented by Dick’s Sporting Goods, which will mark the 50th anniversary of the bass fishing tournament. The fishing competition will be staged on Lake Guntersville, with daily weigh-ins and the Classic Outdoors Expo to take place at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex in downtown Birmingham. The event will Continue Reading

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