Jason Christie Classic

Congratulations to Sunline pro Jason Christie for winning the 2022 Bassmaster Classic! Jason used a two-part strategy to pull off an exciting victory. Early in the day, he utilized forward sonar with 16lb SX1 high vis braided line and 8lb FC Leader. After the morning spinning rod flurry it was all about power fishing boat docks with 20lb Shooter. Shop Now Sunline pro Kyle Welcher just missed winning and finished in 2nd by only five ounces. He relied on 10lb…

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Matt Robertson makes it rain at the Bassmaster Classic

The 2021 Bassmaster Classic was an important milestone for Ugly Stik and the first Ugly Stik pro, Matt Robertson. The Kentucky-grown Bassmaster Elite Series pro will have many eyes on him as the circuit heads north to complete the 2021 season. Since the Bassmaster Classic, Robertson has gained a lot of new fans––fans who can relate to an angler who just wants to catch fish and have a good time. And while Robertson, (bare) armed with his Ugly Stik Carbon…

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Bass Angler with Trophy

Competitive fishing’s grandest stage will be in Fort Worth, Texas, June 11-13, when the 2021 Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic presented by Huk comes to Lake Ray Roberts. St Croix Pros Pat Schlapper of Eleva, Wisconsin and Jordan Wiggins of Cullman, Alabama are among the 55 elite anglers competing for the biggest title and payout in competitive bass fishing. Schlapper qualified for the Classic via his performance at the 2020 TNT Fireworks B.A.S.S. Nation Championship at Pickwick Lake, while…

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Berkley Logo

Professional bass fishing fans headed to the 2021 Bassmaster Classic and the accompanying Bassmaster Classic Outdoor Expo can visit the Berkley booth to cash in on sales promotions and get tips from their favorite pros, including bass fishing legend, Hank Parker. Attendees who purchase a reel at the Classic Outdoor Expo can bring their new reel to the Berkley booth to have it spooled with Berkley monofilament (Trilene XL or XT), fluorocarbon (Vanish or Trilene 100% Fluorocarbon) or braid (X5…

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Pro Angler Jeff Gustafson

June on Texas’s Lake Ray Roberts could hold a lot of options for anglers fishing the 2021 Bassmaster Classic. Off-shore structure could be key, but it’s Texas, and the shallows and the shorelines could produce a world championship-clinching bass on any cast. While a variety of techniques could factor into this year’s Classic, quick and easy access to the entire tackle collection is going to be key for pros to remain efficient. Plano’s acclaimed EDGE boxes give Classic qualifiers Seth…

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