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The 50th Bassmaster Classic will come home to its Alabama roots in 2020. The Academy Sports + Outdoors Bassmaster Classic presented by Huk will be held in Birmingham, Ala., with fishing competition taking place on Lake Guntersville at Guntersville, Ala.
The iconic fishing tournament will be held March 6-8, with daily weigh-ins and the Classic Outdoors Expo taking place in the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) in downtown Birmingham.
“It’s fitting that the golden anniversary Classic be held in Alabama, where B.A.S.S. was founded more than 50 years ago,” Akin said. “Our plans are to make this the most spectacular celebration of bass fishing in history.