#Bassmaster Classic

Outdoors Digest

Oct. 2-Nov. 5 - Texas archery deer season. Oct. 2-17 - Texas pronghorn antelope season. Oct. 14 – Bryan County Ducks Unlimited Dinner at Choctaw Casino. Oct. 19 – Texoma Ducks Unlimited Dinner at Loy Lake Park’s Mayor Arena. Oct. 23-31 – Oklahoma muzzleloader deer season. Oct. 30-Feb. 27 –...
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Daily Limit: Johnston’s win celebrated from afar

Some mental anguish ended for two Bassmaster Elite Series pros after the Northern Open at 1000 Islands. Cory Johnston will no longer have to hear how he’s the only Canadian Elite without a B.A.S.S. win, and Scott Martin’s stressful quest to qualify for the Classic thankfully ended quickly. “I...
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Outdoors Digest

Through Sept. 26 - Texas early teal season. Through Sept. 26 - Texas early Canada goose season. Through Sept. 26 – Oklahoma early teal season. Through Oct. 31 –Oklahoma dove season first split. Through Nov. 12 – Texas North Zone dove hunting first split. Oct. 1-Jan. 15 – Oklahoma archery...
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Lake Norman to host Bassmaster Southern Open

Lake Norman is set to host its ninth major B.A.S.S. event next week. B.A.S.S., which encompasses the Bassmaster tournament leagues, will hold the Bassmaster Southern Open on the lake September 23-25. It will be the first major event there since 2018. Elite Series invitations, as well as valuable Angler...

Bassmaster Kayak Series heads to La Crosse for season finale

LA CROSSE, Wis. — Talented kayak anglers from around the country take to the waters of the Upper Mississippi River Sept. 25 for the final stop of the 2021 Bassmaster B.A.S.S. Nation Kayak Series powered by TourneyX. Competition Saturday starts at 6:45 a.m. CT with lines out at 2:45 p.m....

BREAKING NEWS: After 2021 Cancellation, IFTD Show Reboots for Spring 2022

First-ever springtime show could pose timing issues for attendees. After succumbing to surging case numbers of the Delta variant of COVID-19 last month, the American Fly Fishing Trade Association has announced plans for a rebooted version of the International Fly Tackle Dealers Show. According to an AFFTA news release, the...

Anglers flood Clayton for Bassmaster competition

CLAYTON — Downtown Clayton docks were flooded with anglers Thursday morning as they prepared to compete in the Bassmaster Northern Open on the St. Lawrence River and Lake Ontario. The competition, hosted by the Clayton Chamber of Commerce and the Antique Boat Museum, kicked off at 6:30 a.m. with 356...

Sleeveless in Kentucky

"My mom said that if I win the Classic, I should buy a new trailer,” said Elite Series pro Matt Robertson after he weighed in 16 pounds, 4 ounces on Day 1 of the Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic presented by Huk. “I told her if I pull off the win, I’m gonna buy the whole damn trailer park!”

2021 Bassmaster College Classic Bracket features new format

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — When eight of the country’s best college anglers launch on the Coosa River from Wetumpka, Ala., Oct. 1-4 during the Carhartt Bassmaster College Classic Bracket presented by Bass Pro Shops they will be fishing a new tournament format while competing for a berth in the 2022 Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic presented by Huk.

Daily Limit: Scott Martin to watch his Classic fate as Opens go LIVE

Even though he’s not competing in any of the remaining Bassmaster Opens, Scott Martin will be on the edge of his seat for every cast. With his Classic hopes on the line, it’s going to nerve-racking. “I thought I was done with that Opens stress, but I’m right in...

Opens profile: Matsushita chasing a second dream

Japanese angler Masayuki Matsushita realized his dream of qualifying for a Bassmaster Classic when he won the 2020 Bassmaster Central Open at Sam Rayburn Reservoir. In June of 2021, he headed out to compete at Lake Ray Roberts, Texas, for bass fishing’s most coveted title, Bassmaster Classic champion. He ended up finishing 42nd in the event.

Day 2 stumbles cost me this year

It’s hard to look back at a season where I finished fourth in the Bassmaster Angler of the Year race and see it as disappointing, but 2021 left me wanting more … much more. In one tournament after another I started with a strong Day 1 and then stumbled on Day 2 before salvaging a decent finish on the third day of competition.
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Sumrall, others help hurricane victims in southeast Louisiana

When he was 30, recently unemployed and at a crossroads in his life with a wife and daughter and another little one on the way, Caleb Sumrall showed his compassionate, unselfish side. Sumrall hooked up his aluminum boat and towed it to Houston, where he helped rescue people trying to...

College Classic Bracket gets a new format

When eight of the country’s best college anglers launch on the Coosa River out of Wetumpka, Ala., Oct. 1-4 during the Bassmaster College Classic Bracket, they will be fishing a new tournament format while competing for a berth in the 2022 Bassmaster Classic. New for this year, on day 1...

Hank Cherry’s wisdom

All of a sudden, Hank Cherry is all grown up. The former Bassmaster Rookie of the Year, who was known for the longest time as that guy who lost the winning fish right at the boat during the 2013 Bassmaster Classic, is an icon. But we all know that by...