More on Bobby Murray

Cast From the Past: 1977 B.A.S.S. Champs

Jun 10, 2014

Almost since the beginning, B.A.S.S. has worked to shake things up with different tournament formats.

Hall of Fame honors new inductees

Feb 21, 2014

The Bass Fishing Hall of Fame welcomed some new members last night, and a visit from some old friends.

How to watch Day One of the Classic

Feb 21, 2014

Sure, you know how to watch a bass tournament, but this isn't just any bass tournament. It's the Bassmaster Classic, and things are very different.

Murray surprises HOF with gift

Feb 20, 2014

Video: 1978 Bassmaster Classic

Jan 21, 2014

The eighth annual Bassmaster Classic championship was held Oct. 25-27, 1978, at the Ross Barnett Reservoir, in Mississippi.

Video: 1971 Bassmaster Classic

Jan 14, 2014

The first Bassmaster Classic was held in Lake Mead, Nevada, in 1971. Bobby Murray of Hot Springs, Ark., won the inaugural Bassmaster Classic with a catch of 17 bass weighing 43 pounds, 11 ounces.

Classic retro: 1978 with Martin and Martin

Oct 18, 2013

Thirty-five years ago this week Roland Martin and Tommy Martin competed on Ross Barnett Reservoir for the first time. They were back this week for the Bass Pro Shops Central Open #3.

First Classic champ talks topwater

Aug 17, 2013

If you're a bass fisherman and you don't have a Zara Spook in your box, you don't know what you're missing.

Classic collapses

Feb 18, 2013

The Bassmaster Classic is a tournament where heroes are made and winners become household names. But what about the other guys?

The best who never won a Classic

Feb 17, 2013

For every Rayo Breckenridge, Jack Hains or Jack Chancellor (who all won a Classic yet are mostly unknown to young fans), there's a Roland Martin, Bill Dance or Jimmy Houston who have earned almost all the accolades but never picked up the big hardware.

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