By Jeff Samsel

No one appreciates being sidelined from the biggest event of the year, and B.A.S.S. Elite Pro Alton Jones is no exception. After a promising start to the season, an uncharacteristically low string of finishes at the end of the season dropped him not only out of the Angler-of-the-Year race, but just outside the cut-off for Classic qualification.

Check out what Alton has to say about missing the Classic and what the competitors will face when they arrive for this year's Classic by CLICKING HERE to go to the BOOYAH Bait Co. website.