May 22, 2020

Bassmaster’s Live On The Lake Features Casting, Country Music And 2021 Classic Announcement

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Fans of fishing who stream next Wednesday’s “Live on the Lake” won’t just find hours of on-the-water, Lake Guntersville action with Elite Series pro Gerald Swindle and rising country music star Riley Green, they will also discover the location of the 2021 Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic presented by Huk.

Tune in to Bassmaster.com to catch the latest episode of “Live on the Lake,” Wednesday, May 27 from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. ET. Plus, the first and last 30 minutes of the show will be streamed on Facebook. After the announcement, Wednesday evening, B.A.S.S. will air an exclusive performance of Green’s most popular songs.

Speculation about the Classic location has been swirling since Hank Cherry hoisted the trophy in March, making this one of the year’s most anticipated Bassmaster live broadcasts. Swindle and Green will be fishing on the 2020 Classic waters at Lake Guntersville, making this the perfect backdrop for Swindle — an 18-time Classic qualifier — to announce the next destination for the Super Bowl of Professional Bass Fishing.

Swindle has long been one of sportfishing’s biggest names, while Green is one of music’s brightest emerging stars. Named an “Artist You Need To Know” by Rolling Stone, Green has charted with two singles, “There Was A Girl” (2018) and “I Wish Grandpas Never Died” (2019). His debut album, “Different ‘Round Here,” was released in late 2019. Green, who is also an avid outdoorsman and athlete who played three sports in high school and football in college, now counts hunting and fishing among his favorite pastimes.

About B.A.S.S.
B.A.S.S. 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), television show (The Bassmasters on ESPN2 and The Pursuit Channel), radio show (Bassmaster Radio), 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, new Huk Bassmaster B.A.S.S. Nation Kayak Series powered by TourneyX presented by Abu Garcia and the ultimate celebration of competitive fishing, the Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic presented by Huk.

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