Brauer entered the 1998 Bassmaster Classic with 10 tournament victories and the 1987 Angler of the Year crown already on his resume.
At Classic Media Day, we asked the competitors and others for their best guesses at the Classic winning weight. Here's what they said.
The reviews were definitely mixed concerning the value of Wednesday's final practice on Lake Hartwell before Friday's start of the 2015 GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by GoPro.
After a chilly day of practice, some Classic competitors worked on their rigs and rods in the Classic service yard.
Throw all your Fantasy Fishing rule books out the window for the 2015 GEICO Bassmaster Classic.
Classic contenders prepare for the biggest tournament of the year, and you can see the intensity in their expressions during the angler briefing.
A hurricane threatening the Louisiana Gulf coast wasn't enough to prevent Kevin VanDam from claiming the world championship of professional angling in the 31st Bassmaster Classic. Classic XXXI (31) was held Aug. 2-4, 2001 at Louisiana Delta, La.
As Swindle fished the 2008 Classic on Hartwell, his best friend, fishing buddy and brother, Tony, lay dying of pancreatic cancer.
Gerald Swindle discusses tactics used when confronting new water.