2020 Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic 

Presented by Huk

Lake Guntersville in Guntersville, Ala. March 6 ~ 8, 2020


A hook is a hook … or not

This time I want to talk a little about hooks. But not so much about what model or design of hook to use and not about which company makes the best ones. Instead, I want to talk about the factors you want to think about when you pick one to use. The first thing about...

From the Bible to the pavement

OK, so here’s something my wife, Jaclyn, and I have become more involved with over time. It’s called The Warrior’s Journey. It’s an internet-based Christian organization for military members, veterans and their families. It’s faith-based but offers secular, practical...

Checking up on Chickamauga Lake

Hank Cherry This week I’m traveling to Chickamauga Lake to check things out before it goes off limits. I don’t do early visits to most of the lakes we fish because I’ve been to them so many times that I pretty much know what’s there. But this one is different. The...

Hank Cherry teams up with Super Chewer

Lincolnton, N.C. – Bassmaster Elite Series Angler Hank Cherry announced he is partnering with Super Chewer for the 2019 season. Super Chewer, created by BARK, the makers of BarkBox, is a themed monthly box of toys and treats designed specifically for dogs...

Hank Cherry signs with Elite Anglr

Bassmaster Elite Series pro Hank Cherry has joined the Elite Anglr Athlete program to promote the apparel company’s quality products and efforts to give back to the fishing community.Cherry said he signed on with Elite Anglr because he liked the whole...

No information is the best information

Last time I touched a little bit on fishing your own way. Part of that is not listening to any talk you hear at the gas station, the local tackle shop or a restaurant somewhere. That’s why I’m a big fan of the no information rule.To begin with most of what...

Don’t blend

Professional bass fishing is an individual sport. If you’re going to be successful, you have to do things your way. That’s something I didn’t do enough of last year, as my 84th-place finish in the Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year race shows. This year...

Field for 2019 Elites features familiar faces, rising stars

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — With another season just three months away, B.A.S.S. officials announced Wednesday that the field for the 2019 Bassmaster Elite Series has been set. The prestigious circuit, which will feature higher payouts and lower entry fees than...

The only constant is change

The only thing we can really rely on in life is that there will be changes that need to be made, and if we expect to be successful and thrive we’d better make them. That’s true in every part of every life.The changes I need to make in 2019 have nothing to...

Cherry, Powroznik share the ‘brotherhood’

On the tournament trail between many of the pros exists an unspoken fellowship. Describing what that means is Hank Cherry. “We are a brotherhood. On the water we might be fierce competitors, but off the water it’s like a family. We have each other’s back.”...

Power-Pole talks Classic numbers

JL Marine cordially invites you to visit us at Booths 2021/2121 during the Bassmaster Classic Outdoor Expo. The expo will be held March 16-18th at the TD Convention Center in Greenville, SC. Come say “hello”, see what’s new, and this year you can even shop for Power-Pole apparel and accessories.

For the love of the game

Hank Cherry has been a regular on the Bassmaster Elite Series scene since he took Rookie of the Year honors and won the Bassmaster All-Star event in 2014. He’s competed in Bassmaster Classics and has several Top 10 finishes. A solid stick for sure.

Tournament Trail

February 6~9 – St. Johns River, Palatka, Fla.

February 14-17 – Chickamauga Lake,  Dayton,  Ten

March 6~8 – Lake Guntersville,  Birmingham,  Alabama.

April 2~5 – Lake Eufaula,  Eufaula,  Alabama.

April 16~19 – Santee Cooper Lakes,  Manning,  South Carolina.

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