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Murray surprises HOF with gift

Feb 20, 2014

Conservation leaders to meet at Classic

Feb 17, 2014

Conservation leaders from around the country will descend on Birmingham, Ala., for the 2014 Conservation Summit.

Video: 1973 Bassmaster Classic

Jan 16, 2014

Rayo Breckenridge of Paragould, Ark., out fished the 1973 Classic field of 26 fishermen to earn a $15,000 paycheck. The third annual Bassmaster Classic was held Oct. 24-26, 1973, at Clarks Hill, in South Carolina.

Hall of Fame announces 2014 inductees

Oct 2, 2013

Brekenridge, Berrryman, Hannon, and Honeycutt are the class of 2014.

The best who never won a Classic

Feb 17, 2013

For every Rayo Breckenridge, Jack Hains or Jack Chancellor (who all won a Classic yet are mostly unknown to young fans), there's a Roland Martin, Bill Dance or Jimmy Houston who have earned almost all the accolades but never picked up the big hardware.

The Classic champions

Feb 20, 2012

Once a Bassmaster Classic champion, always a Classic champion. It's one of those things that truly can't be taken away from you. These anglers know what it means to hoist this trophy and be introduced as a world champion.

Rookies and the Classic

Feb 11, 2011

Rookies have been a part of the Bassmaster Classic since the very beginning -- 1971, when all the anglers were rookies. In 2011, there will be 15 Classic rookies competing. It seems like a big number, but it's actually quite average.

Classic Countdown: 8

Feb 13, 2009

In this article, read about the significance of the number 8 in Bassmaster Classic history.

Clunn's first step toward immortality

Apr 28, 2008

Rick Clunn's life on the water.

Classic III

Feb 8, 2007

Classic III Oct. 24-26, 1973

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