Three of the anglers are at the 2002 Bassmaster Classic are anxious to begin the tournament on their home water.
Davy Hite is hoping to extend his winning 2002 season at the Classic.
Competition will be fierce as the top anglers in the country try their best to take home a share of $678,000.00 in cash and prizes from the July Classic in Birmingham.
Michigan pro excited about return to Alabama's Lay Lake
Trip Weldon gives his tips for fishing the 2002 BASS Master Classic on Lay Lake.
As Brauer enjoyed the view from atop bass-fishing's highest mountains, a wild wave smashed into his boat while he competed in a 1999 tournament on Lake St. Clair near Detroit.
Tough river fishing will make for an extemely exciting Classic finish
The Classic is the most prestigious, most watched, most exciting, most heavily anticipated, most publicized and the most lucrative tournament of all. It is simply the most important contest in competitive fishing.
Even as he recited his list of potential disasters, however, Jay Yelas never truly exhibited any doubts that he would catch enough fish on the morrow and claim his first BASS Masters Classic world championship.