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Drought in the Delta

Mar 25, 2007

Day One of the 2007 Elite Series Duel in the Delta has Mark Tyler catching a 10-6 bass and in the lead.

Runaway boat

Mar 8, 2007

Byron Velvick was injured while getting ready for the Battle on the Border, but he's toughing it out on Lake Amistad.

Van Dam storms into Classic lead

Mar 2, 2007

The Chattanoogan: Kevin Van Dam storms into 2007 Classic lead

Oh, Boyd!

Mar 1, 2007

Rookie Classic angler Boyd Duckett of Demopolis pulled a stunner Sunday by shooting down favorites Kevin VanDam and Skeet Reese to become the first angler to win a Bassmaster Classic in his home state.

Duckett grabs first-day lead

Feb 28, 2007

Boyd Duckett of Demopolis put himself in position to end a Bassmaster Classic jinx with an impressive catch Friday.

VanDam breaks out

Feb 28, 2007

Huntsville Times: Kevin VanDam breaks out

Duckett leads after Day 1

Feb 28, 2007

Alabama hasn't claimed a Bassmaster Classic winner in 22 years but it now at least has a couple of pro fishermen with big targets on their backs.

Demopolis native takes home $500,000

Feb 28, 2007

Boyd Duckett became the first angler in Bassmaster Classic history to win the title in his home state, taking the $500,000 top prize by 6 ounces Sunday with a three-day total of 48 pounds, 10 ounces.

Local rookie rules Classic

Feb 28, 2007

Boyd Duckett flew under the radar when Bassmaster Classic prognosticators began hanging the "favorite" tag on select contenders.

VanDam rallies to take Day 2 Classic lead

Feb 28, 2007

A huge rally by two-time Bassmaster Classic winner Kevin VanDam on Saturday put him atop a 10-man logjam for today's final round of the world championship of bass fishing on Lay Lake.