2004 Bassmaster Classic winner Takahiro Omori holds a razor-thin lead over Dean Rojas, Michael Iaconelli, and defending Classic champion Randy Howell.
The appreciation for David Walker's life-saving act continued Friday with a commendation from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Earlier this week Walker rescued Brandon Ardister after his boat sank 300 yards offshore on Lake Hartwell.
Bassmaster tournaments rarely turn out as the pundits predict. It’s not necessarily because we’re uninformed, but rather because the anglers are great from top to bottom, the information superhighway has leveled the field, and conditions are typically unpredictable.
Take a look at the Classic anglers as they come off the water on Day 1.
The anglers take off on Lake Hartwell for Day 1 of the 2015 GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by GoPro.
At Classic Media Day, we asked the competitors and others for their best guesses at the Classic winning weight. Here's what they said.