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2019 GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by DICK’S Sporting Goods
March 15-17, 2019 in Knoxville, Tenn.The “Super Bowl of Bass Fishing” is just 12 weeks out, and we want YOU there for the most exciting three days in fishing.

The 2019 GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by DICK’S Sporting Goods is taking over downtown Knoxville, Tenn. Thousands of outdoor sports’ greatest fans will descend on the banks of the Tennessee River to follow 52 of the world’s best bass pros in their pursuit of the most coveted title in sportfishing.

The 49th annual Bassmaster Classic offers more than $1 million in payouts, including the first-place prize of $300,000.

See the biggest bass on the world’s biggest sportfishing stage, with all festivities in walking distance in downtown Knoxville.

  • Weigh-ins in the University of Tennessee’s Thompson-Boling Arena
  • Daily takeoffs at Volunteer Landing Marina
  • The Bassmaster Classic Outdoors Expo presented by DICK’S Sporting Goods at the Knoxville Convention Center and World’s Fair Exhibition Hall
  • A full-service media center in Thompson-Boling Arena

Make plans to arrive in Knoxville in time for the must-attend Classic Media Day Thursday, March 14.

Members of the media are invited to ride along as observers with the Classic pros, and media boats are available for those who want to follow the action on the Tennessee River, Fort Loudoun Lake and Tellico Reservoir.

Apply now for credentials at We will follow up with more information about how to plan your trip.

Thanks, and Happy Holidays from B.A.S.S.!