More on Jay Yelas

Video: 1993 Bassmaster Classic

Feb 11, 2015

Even though the poundage was down from the previous Classic on the same lake, no one could say this Classic was a humdrum affair. Classic XXIII (23) was held Aug. 12-14, 1993, in Lake Logan Martin, Ala.

The unbreakable record?

Oct 7, 2014

They say records are made to be broken, but some -- like Cy Young's 511 Major League wins -- seem destined to last forever. Either way, Rick Clunn's 28 consecutive Bassmaster Classic appearances will be with us for a long, long time.

Facts on this year's AOY Championship

Sep 19, 2014

One-third to the way through the Angler of the Year Championship but remarkably little has changed.

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.

Video: 2002 Bassmaster Classic

Feb 14, 2014

Watch as Jay Yelas is crowned Classic champ at the 2002 Bassmaster Classic.

The first 39 years of AOY

Aug 29, 2013

Narrated by Ken Duke, this slideshow takes a look at the history of the Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year award.

Classic takeaways from Day Two

Feb 24, 2013

Has Cliff Pace collected his trophy yet? If not, it may be just a formality.

Last in the Classic

Feb 14, 2013

Finishing last in a Bassmaster Classic is no disgrace. You might be surprised at some of the last-place finishers.

Where were you on 9/11?

Sep 11, 2012

To this day, the phrase 9/11 conjures horrifying images for most Americans. I'm sure most of you know precisely where you were as the events of that sad day unfolded. I know I do. I remember it as if it happened yesterday.

Angler of the Year winners

Aug 27, 2012

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.

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