More on Hank Parker

46 years of AOY winners

Sep 11, 2015

See every winner of the Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year title – from 1970 to today.

Angler of the Year winners

Aug 27, 2015

Throughout the years many anglers have earned the respected title 'Angler of the Year,' but only a select few have held it more than once.

Berkley: Cast for Cash to win $100,000

Feb 11, 2015

One lucky person will be chosen from the crowd to test their casting skills against Louie the Largemouth.

Video: 1989 Bassmaster Classic

Feb 9, 2015

Hank Parker of Denver, N.C., won the 19th annual Bassmaster Classic, held on the James River for the second consecutive year.

Video: 1984 Bassmaster Classic

Feb 5, 2015

In every respect, the 1984 Bassmaster Classic must be considered one of the premier fishing events of all-time. The 14th annual Classic was held Aug. 16-18, 1984, on the Arkansas River.

Video: 1980 Bassmaster Classic

Feb 3, 2015

Bo Dowden caught a 6-pound, 6-ounce bass, the biggest of the tournament, which anchored his 54-10 three-day catch, and earned him the crown in the "Super Bowl of Bass Fishing." The 10th annual Classic championship was held Sept. 24-26, 1980.

IGFA honors McKinnis

Oct 29, 2014

The long-time host of “The Fishin’ Hole,” and now co-owner of B.A.S.S. receives a high honor- an induction in the IGFA Hall of Fame.

Tackle Trends: Reels

Jul 24, 2014

Power fishing and pitching are driving the need for speed in the reel industry. We're currently about maxed out on reel speed due to technology restrictions, but the sky may be the limit soon.

Keith Combs, the once and future King of Texas

May 12, 2014

With his start-to-finish win at this past weekend’s Toyota Texas Bass Classic — bringing his total of TTBC trophies to three — Keith Combs may have established himself as the greatest tour level pro in Texas…ever.

Classic pros visit the Expo

Feb 24, 2014

Catch up with the pros in the Expo -- meeting fans and signing autographs!