Bass Pro Shops’ free Spring Fishing Classic gets under way this weekend in Manteca.
The 17-day event starts Feb. 24 and continues through March 11.
This year you’ll have two weekends of seminars and tank demonstrations to choose from-- select your favorite topic or pro or attend them all.
The seminars include:
• Friday, Feb. 24, 6 p.m. Advanced Small and Largemouth Bass Tactics; 7 p.m. Local Fishing Tips and Techniques; 8 p.m. Side Image Sonar: How to Use it Effectively to Catch Fish
• Saturday, Feb. 25, 1 p.m. Trout in Your Area – Timing, Tactics, and Gear, 2 p.m. Pre-Spawn and Post-Spawn Bass, 3 p.m. Fish Finder Basics, 4 p.m. Crankbait Fishing: Tactics and Importance of Matching Rod and Reel Gear Ratio to Various CrankBaits, 5 p.m. Spinnerbait Basics
• Sunday, Feb. 26, 1 p.m. The Tackle and Tactics of Power Fishing vs. Finesse Fishing, 2 p.m. Local Fishing Tips and Techniques, 3 p.m. Side Image Sonar: How to Use it Effectively to Catch Fish, 4 p.m. Fish Finder Basics
The second weekend of the Spring Fishing Classic offers the BASSMaster University National Fishing Pros seminars and tank demonstrations March 2-4. (Pros, seminar topics, and times are subject to change due to unforeseen circumstances. Please check individual store schedules by visiting www.basspro.com/classic and clicking on the store from drop down box.)