Storm's a brewin' between VanDam and Rook, it may make for a turbulent final day.
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
Jay Yelas steps out of the shadows and captured the 2002 Bassmaster Classic on Lay Lake.
The spots aim to raise awareness of the Bassmaster Classic, providing a better understanding of what the sport is all about while positioning the event as an entertaining and worthwhile viewing experience.
Japanese pro Takahiro Omori conjured up some last-minute heroics Sunday to become the first non-American to win the Bassmaster Classic and capture the sport's world championship title.
Tough river fishing will make for an extemely exciting Classic finish
There is one factor that separates the Big Show from the rest
"I have been totally shocked at the magnitude of what winning the Classic has meant." VanDam says. "Without a doubt, bass fishing is far more mainstream than ever before."
With air temperatures pushing the century mark each day and steamy water temperatures above 90 degrees, few bass experts believed the Classic's weight record would fall in the vast Louisiana Delta … except Hite, that is.