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Lee wins 2017 Bassmaster Classic at 25 Years Old

HOUSTON — In 2013, Jordan Lee was a member of the Auburn University fishing team. Today, he’s on top of the professional bass fishing world. The 25-year-old pro from Guntersville, Ala., stayed within striking distance all week at the GEICO

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Ehrler Will Lead The Field Into The Final Round Of The Bassmaster Classic

HOUSTON — Brent Ehrler is trying his best to stay grounded. He’s saying all the right things. But after two big days, there’s just no denying that he’s one step away from the biggest accomplishment of his professional bass fishing

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Greenville, Lake Hartwell To Host 2018 Bassmaster Classic

Some lakes are known for how deep they are. Some are known for the type of structure and baitfish they have. Others are known for serving as the sites of some of the greatest moments in professional bass fishing history

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B.A.S.S. Raises Maximum Rod Length To 10 Feet In 2017

The 40-year-old rule that has limited Bassmaster tournament competitors to rods that were 8 feet or shorter will be changed for 2017, allowing competitors to use rods as long as 10 feet. The new rule will apply to all B.A.S.S.

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VanDam Clinches Bass Fishing’s Elite 8 Bracket Championship

In the final round of the Bassmaster Classic Bracket event on the upper Niagara River, Kevin VanDam collected his 23rd B.A.S.S. win in a dramatic ending to this first-of-its-kind tournament. Kevin VanDam was pitted against Brett Hite of Arizona, and

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Hackney Beats The Best Of The Best At BASSfest

Greg Hackney started the day in third place, but weighed in 17 pounds, 15 ounces on Championship Sunday to increase his four-day total to 66-2 at the GEICO Bassmaster BASSfest at Lake Texoma. With his win, Hackney earned the $100,000

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Omori Comes From Behind To Win On Wheeler Lake

In 2004, Japan native Takahiro Omori won the GEICO Bassmaster Classic during the final minutes of the final day. On Championship Sunday of the Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Elite at Wheeler Lake, Omori earned another win after putting together

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Tharp Masters Bull Shoals & Norfolk

It was one event on two lakes over the course of four days. But through all of the shifting and changing, Florida pro Randall Tharp decided to keep things simple — and that stay-the-course approach ultimately led to a victory

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Four Ounces Lock In Victory For South Carolina’s Britt Myers

For the fourth day in a row, Britt Myers of Lake Wylie, S.C., made a long run to the Cooper River near Charleston, S.C., knowing that he needed to make all the right moves to claim the championship title. Due

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2016 Bassmaster Classic Day 1 Standings

Jason Christie, hometown favorite, leads the 2016 Bassmaster Classic Day 1 Standings with a 20-lb-14-oz bag. Leading behind Christie is Greg Vinson, Alton Jones, Randy Howell, and Bill Lowen. As predicted by many, the recent changes in water levels of

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46 Things To Do At The 46th Bassmaster Classic

There are far more than 46 things to do and see at the March 4-6 GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by GoPro. But, to honor the 46th annual world championship of bass fishing, this list stops at No. 46. Fishing fans

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