It was a Bitter loss to Hank Harper at the 19th. Bassmaster Classic on James River.
Most Classic fans know about the 10 pounds rule, but if you don't here it is: Each Classic competitor is allowed just 10 pounds of terminal tackle in the boat with him. That includes lures, sinkers, hooks and the like.
Two future presidents of the United States assisted at the weigh-in, and several Classic records were broken.
In 2003 when a landowner fired at him with a rifle, Klein turned around and found a safer area rather than risk his life and the life of his cameraman.
If an athlete has set any records, you remember him and his golden number. This is about Rick Clunn's.
Bo Dowden caught the biggest bass of the Bassmaster Classic X on the St. Lawrence River.
Hank Parker won the Bassmaster Classic IX with a flipping rod he borrowed from another competitor.
These are the 31 champions in the history of the Bassmaster Classics along with additional facts of the competitions.
Whether it's days, months, years or ages, the number 36 has some significant correlations in the Bassmaster Classics.
Bill Dance, Jimmy Houston, Roland Martin and Hank Parker have all successfully built television careers from their past tournament triumphs. Are they as competitive with each other on the TV screen as they were on the tournament circuit?