2023 Bassmaster Classic Qualifiers
The 2023 Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic presented by Huk will be held in Knoxville, Tennessee, March 24-26 with competition on the Tennessee River lakes of Fort Loudoun and Tellico. Daily weigh-ins will be held at Thompson-Boling Arena.
The field will include 55 anglers who will qualify through the Bassmaster Elite Series, the St. Croix Bassmaster Opens, the TNT Fireworks B.A.S.S. Nation Championship, the Strike King College Series presented by Bass Pro Shops and the Bassmaster Team Championship. They’ll all be vying for a $300,000 first-place prize and a total purse of over $1 million.
Matt Arey | Shelby, N.C
Drew Benton | Blakeley, Ga.
Stetson Blaylock | Benton, Ark.
Scott Canterbury | Odenville, Ala.
Brandon Card | Salisbury, N.C.
Jason Christie | Park Hill, Okla.
Brandon Cobb | Greenwood, S.C.
Keith Combs | Huntington, Texas
Drew Cook | Cairo, Ga.
John Cox | DeBary, Fla.
Will Davis Jr. | Sylacauga, Ala.
Wil Dieffenbauch | Morgantown, W.Va.
Jonathan Dietz | Corry, Pa.
Bob Downey | Detroit Lakes, Minn.
Seth Feider | New Market, Minn.
Austin Felix | Eden Prairie, Minn.
Marc Frazier | Newnan, Ga.
Cooper Gallant | Bowmanville, Canada
Buddy Gross | Chattanooga, Tenn.
Jeff Gustafson | Keewatin, Canada
Greg Hackney | Gonzales, La.
Cody Huff | Ava, Mo.
Taku Ito | Chiba, Japan
Carl Jocumsen | Toowoomba, Australia
Chris Johnston | Otonabee, Canada
Cory Johnston | Cavan, Canada
Kenta Kimura | Osaka, Japan
Caleb Kuphall | Mukwonago, Wis.
Shane LeHew | Catawba, N.C.
Brandon Lester | Fayetteville, Tenn.
Lee Livesay | Longview, Texas
Scott Martin | Clewiston, Fla.
Tristan McCormick | Burns, Tenn.
Louis Monetti | Brielle, N.J.
Brock Mosley | Collinsville, Miss.
David Mullins | Mt. Carmel, Tenn.
Bryan New | Saluda, S.C.
Brandon Palankiuk | Rathdrum, Idaho
Luke Palmer | Coalgate, Okla.
Chad Pipkens | DeWitt, Mich.
Clifford Pirch | Payson, Ariz.
Keith Poche | Pike Road, Ala.
Jacob Powroznik | North Prince George, Va.
Jay Przekurat | Stevens Point, Wis.
KJ Queen | Catawba, N.C.
Tyler Rivet | Raceland, La.
Matthew Robertson | Kuttawa, Ky.
Pat Schlapper | Eleva, Wis.
Bryan Schmitt | Deale, Md.
Casey Smith | Victor, N.Y.
Collin Smith | Anderson, S.C.
Gerald Swindle | Guntersville, Ala.
JT Tompkins | Myrtle Beach, S.C.
Patrick Walters | Summerville, S.C.
Chris Zaldain | Fort Worth, Texas