WETUMPKA, Ala. — Fans of the rapidly growing sport of college fishing will have three days to catch live coverage of the Carhartt Bassmaster College Classic Bracket presented by Bass Pro Shops, which runs Oct. 1-4 on the Coosa River out of Wetumpka, Ala.
2021 Bassmaster College Team of the Year, Logan Parks and Tucker Smith from Auburn University, will be among the eight competitors at the Carhartt Bassmaster College Classic Bracket presented by Bass Pro Shops Oct. 1-4 on Alabama’s Coosa River. Photo by Kyle Jessie/B.A.S.S.
The event pits the season’s eight top college anglers against one another for a coveted spot in the 2022 Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic presented by Huk. New for this year, on Day 1 of the event, all eight anglers will compete individually to determine seeding and set the bracket for head-to-head competition.
FS1 kicks off a day of college sports with morning action from Day 2 of the tournament beginning at 7 a.m. CT. Bassmaster College Classic Bracket LIVE presented by Bassmaster Fishing 2022, the Official Video Game, will feature real-time coverage from all eight boats on Saturday as anglers battle to advance. Continuing coverage of the tournament can be streamed on Bassmaster.com and the FOX Sports digital platforms.
Bassmaster.com; FOX Sports Digital
For the first time, the 2021 Bassmaster College Team of the Year — Auburn University’s Logan Parks and Tucker Smith — automatically punched their ticket to the College Classic Bracket to compete alongside the Top 3 teams from the Bassmaster College National Championship in this individual, elimination-style tournament. Joining Parks and Smith will be National Champions Hayden Scott and Griffin Fernandes from Michigan’s Adrian College, Tristan McCormick and Stevie Mills from bass fishing powerhouse Bethel University and a second team from Auburn, Conner Crosby and James Cobbs.
The City of Wetumpka is hosting the tournament.
2021 Bassmaster College Series Title Sponsor: Carhartt
2021 Bassmaster College Series Presenting Sponsor: Bass Pro Shops
2021 Bassmaster College Series Platinum Sponsor: Toyota
2021 Bassmaster College Series Premier Sponsors: Berkley, Humminbird, Mercury, Minn Kota, Nitro Boats, Power-Pole, Ranger Boats, Skeeter Boats, Yamaha
2021 Bassmaster College Series Supporting Sponsors: AFTCO, Garmin, Huk Performance Fishing, Marathon, Rapala, TNT Fireworks
B.A.S.S., which encompasses the Bassmaster tournament leagues, events and media platforms, is the worldwide authority on bass fishing and keeper of the culture of the sport, providing cutting edge content on bass fishing whenever, wherever and however bass fishing fans want to use it. Headquartered in Birmingham, Ala., the 515,000-member organization’s fully integrated media platforms include the industry’s leading magazines (Bassmaster and B.A.S.S. Times), website (Bassmaster.com), TV show, radio show, social media programs and events. For more than 50 years, B.A.S.S. has been dedicated to access, conservation and youth fishing.
The Bassmaster Tournament Trail includes the most prestigious events at each level of competition, including the Bassmaster Elite Series, Basspro.com Bassmaster Opens Series, TNT Fireworks B.A.S.S. Nation Series, Carhartt Bassmaster College Series presented by Bass Pro Shops, Mossy Oak Fishing Bassmaster High School Series presented by Academy Sports + Outdoors, Bassmaster Team Championship, Bassmaster B.A.S.S. Nation Kayak Series powered by TourneyX, Yamaha Bassmaster Redfish Cup Championship presented by Skeeter and the ultimate celebration of competitive fishing, the Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic presented by Huk.