Bassmaster Elites kick off season at Lake Amistad
Boyd Duckett of Demopolis put himself in position to end a Bassmaster Classic jinx with an impressive catch Friday.
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.
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.
Boyd Duckett flew under the radar when Bassmaster Classic prognosticators began hanging the "favorite" tag on select contenders.
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.
In this article, you can read how Boyd Duckett became the first homestate angler to win the Classic and the $500,000 top prize.
Indiana amateur finishes fourth in 2007 Bassmaster Classic
Rain and chill chase early spectators inside, but the 2007 Classic anglers weren't complaining