Local Anglers Represent on Bass Fishing’s Grandest Stage

ANDERSON, SC, 3/21/23 – After more than 4.3 million fans tuned in to FOX and FS1 for the dramatic live coverage of the 2022 Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic at Lake Hartwell, which saw a tie heading into the final day, the network and B.A.S.S. recently announced that Championship Sunday action from the upcoming Bassmaster Classic on the Tennessee River will be broadcast on FOX (12pm-3pm) March 26, 2023. Later that evening, a Super Six recap show with weigh-in highlights will air on FS1 at 10pm.

Anderson County will be well represented in the 2023 Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic presented by Toyota, March 24-26, with two anglers carrying the local baton. Collin Smith, Bassmaster Team Champion, hails from nearby Honea Path and works for Anderson County. Smith will be carrying the colors for Green Pond Landing and Anderson County for the upcoming Classic. Brandon Cobb, Bassmaster Elite Series Professional, grew up in Greenwood but has long referred to Lake Hartwell as his home lake. Cobb, fishing his fourth Classic, carries the colors of Visit Anderson and Green Pond Landing.

How to Watch the 2023 Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic presented by Toyota:

Takeoffs: Friday, Saturday, Sunday 7:15am ET all days

Weigh-ins 3:30pm ET all days: live streamed on Bassmaster.com

Bassmaster LIVE Preview Show: Wednesday: 9:00am – 10:00am ET on Bassmaster.com

Bassmaster LIVE

Friday: 8:00am to 3:00pm ET on Bassmaster.com

Saturday: 8:00am to 11:00am ET on FOX Sports 1 – 11:00am to 3:00pm on Bassmaster.com

Sunday: 8:00am to 11:00am ET on Bassmaster.com – 11:00am to 12:00pm on FOX Sports 1 – 12:00pm to 3:00pm on FOX

How to Follow the 2023 Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic presented by Toyota:

Instagram: @bass_nation
Twitter: @Bassmaster
Facebook: @Bassmaster

Visit Anderson serves as the Destination Marketing Organization of Anderson County. Anderson County is located at the base of the Blue Ridge Mountains in the Upstate of South Carolina. Anderson is a mixture of agriculture and industry that mix well with the rolling hills and blue skies. Anderson County serves as the home to Lake Hartwell, named a Top 100 Bass Lake in America.

For news releases older than 2023, please contact the Visit Anderson team at info@visitanderson.com.