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"Waltzin' To New Orleans"
The 1999 BASSMaster World Classic-

The LakeCaster staff , and its readership, would like to take this time to applaud " ALL" of the 1999 qualifiers who've made the roster for the upcoming 1999 BassMaster's World Classic, to be held in New Orleans, LA, the week of July-25th-thru-31st, with "very special" accolades to those Louisiana & Texas anglers who've made this prestigious list.

The New Orleans event promisses to be one of the finest "BASSMaster Classic's" ever produced which is expected to set a "Mile-Marker" for the excellence of Professional Bassfishing. The Lakecaster Staff will be present at the Classic to provide daily updates, for the three days of weigh-ins on July 29, 30, 31, which can be accessed via the internet web-sites of <www.fishingworld.com> or <detnet.com/lakecaster/online> -or- <www.bassmaster.com>. We will also have a complete updated story on the Classic for the September prints of our Lake Livingston and Lake Sam Rayburn/Toledo Bend LakeCaster's. For information on how you can obtain a "free" issue of our September prints contact our web-site or call (409)-646-4287. Those who visit the Classic Outdoor Show at the Morial Convention Center in New Orleans will also find the LakeCaster at the Shimano(booth#), Stanley Jigs(booth#), and Pro-Cast(booth#).

Schedule of events-
Wednesday-July 28-(8:am)-LaFreniere Park-Classic Angler Autograph session-(10:am-to-1:pm)-Kmart Kids Classic.

Thursday-July 29-(6:am)-1st day competition Launched at Bayou Segnette State Park -Louisiana Delta)-(9:am-8:30pm)Classic Outdoor Show Opens at Morial Convention Center-(2:40pm)- 1st day Classic weigh-in at the SuperDome)-

Friday-July 30-(6:am 2nd day competition launched at Bayou Segnette)-(9:am-to8:30pm)-Classic Outdoor Show Opens at Morial Convention Center)-(1:pm BASSmaster Casting Kids National Championship at the SuperDome)-(3:pm- 2nd day Classic weigh-in at the SuperDome)-

Saturday-July 31-(6:am)-3rd & final day of Classic competition launched at Bayou Segnette)-(8:am-3:pm)-Classic Outdoor Show opens)-(4:pm Final day of Classic Weigh-in at SuperDome with the 1999 World Champion Crowned)- ("Special" BASSmaster Fan Fair Finale)-

Sunday- August 1-(Classic Outdoor Show Opens 10:am-6:pm)-

(NOTE)- "ALL" scheduled events are "FREE" and "OPEN" to the public.

1999 BassMaster Classic Qualifier's
Todd Auten, Gastonia, NC-(Eastern Invitational Division)
Tommy Biffle, Wagoner, OK-(Kmart Top 150)
Randy Blaukat, Joplin, MO-(Kmart Top 150)
Denny Brauer, Camdenton, MO-(Kmart Top 150)
Stephen Browning, Hot Springs, AR-(Kmart Top 150)
Mickey Bruce, Buford, GA-(Kmart Top 150)
Brent Chapman, Lake Quivira, KS-(Central Invitational Division)
Rick Clunn, Ava, MO-(Kmart Top 150)
George Cochran, Hot Springs, AR-(EasternInvitationalDivision)
Ken Cook, Meers, OK-(Central Invitational Division)
Craig Daniel, Cullman, AL-(Kmart Top 150)
Mark Davis, Mount Ida, AR-(Kmart Top 150)
Gary Dobyns, Yuba City, CA-(Western Invitational Division)
Chris Elliott, Raleigh, NC-(Federation Southern Region)
Art Ferguson, Rochester, MI-(Federation Northern Region)
Pete Gluszek, Pittsgrove, AR-(Kmart Top 150)
David Gregg, Ft. Worth, TX-(Kmart Top 150)
Davy Hite, Prosperity, SC-(Kmart Top 150)
Randy Howell, Trussville, AL-(Kmart Top 150)
Michael Iaconelli, Runnemede, NJ-(Federation Eastern Region)
Alton Jones, Waco, TX-(Kmart Top 150)
Stacey D. King, Reeds Spring, MO-(Kmart Top 150)
Danny Kirk, Barrow, GA-(Kmart Top 150)
Gary Klein, Weatherford, TX-(Kmart Top 150)
Aaron Martens, Castaic, CA-(Western Invitational Division)
Lendell Martin, Jr., Nacogdoches, TX-(Kmart Top 150)
Stanley Mitchell, Fitzgerald, GA-(Kmart Top 150)
Larry Nixon, Bee Branch, AR-(Kmart Top 150)
Bob Pastick, Westport, MA-(Eastern Invitational Division)
Mike Reynolds, Modesto, CA-(Western Invitational Division)
Mark Rizk, Redding, CA-(Western Invitational Division)
Dean Rojas, Lake Havasu City, AZ-(Western Invitational Division)
Zell Rowland, Montgomery, TX-(Kmart Top 150)
John Sappington, Wyandotte, OK-(Central Invitational Division)
Ron Shuffield, Bismarck, AR-(Kmart Top 150)
Robert Soley, Helmetta, NJ-(Eastern Invitational Division)
Gerald Swindle, Warrior, AL-(Kmart Top 150)
Peter E. Thliveros, Jacksonville, FL-(Kmart Top 150)
Mark Tucker, St. Louis, MO-(Kmart Top 150)
Kevin VanDam, Kalamazoo, MI-(Central Invitational Division)
Jack L. Wade, Knoxville, TN-(Kmart Top 150)
Rodney Wagley, Baton Rouge, LA-(Federation Central Region)
Kurt Walters, Aurora, CO-(Federation Western Region)
Dustin Wilks, Raliegh, NC-(Eastern Invitational Division)
Jay Yelas, Tyler, TX-(Central Invitational Division)

"And, it goes without saying that the "Show of Shows" wouldn't be complete without those "Casting Kids" who've competed from all across the country to qualify for a chance to compete at the "Casting Kids National Championship" which will be held at 1:pm on Friday, July 30, at the New Orleans SuperDome.

"And those National Casting Kids Championship Qualifiers are"-
(7-10 yrs)-
Jacob Anderson-(9 yrs)-Sparta, WI.............................C.J. Shirley-(10 yrs)-Talladega, AL.
Jessica Digman-(8 yrs)- Sykesville, MD.......................Kyler Edgehouse-(10 yrs)-Castledale, UT.
cameron Pate-(8 yrs)-Heflin, LA.
(11-14 yrs)-
Heath Brown-(12 yrs)-Gladbrooke, IA..........................Emily Hedrick-(14 yrs)-Lexington, NC.
Rob Clark-(14 yrs)-Betterton, MD.................................Amos Muncy-(n/a)-Tularosa, NM.
Jordan Hall-(12 yrs)-Yellville, AR.

For more info; on the BassMaster 1999 World Classic -clic to- <www.bassmaster.com> or call (334)-272-9538.


Casting Kids

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David

Denny

Gary

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Kevin

Rodney

Zell

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