Rick Clunn of Montgomery, Texas, became the first angler to win back-to-back Classics with a catch of 27 pounds, 7 ounces. The seventh annual Bassmaster Classic was held Oct. 26-28, 1977, at Lake Toho, Fla.
With so much going on in the world of bass fishing, it's tough to isolate a few people, places and things for us to focus on in 2014, but these 14 deserve your attention this year.
For winning the sixth annual Bassmaster Classic, Rick Clunn of Montgomery, Texas, earned $25,000, half of the $50,000 total payout, for his catch of 59 pounds, 15 ounces. The Classic was held Nov. 3-5, 1976, at Lake Guntersville, Ala.
It only makes sense that bass fishing's greatest championship comes to one of the sport's best fisheries.
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The 44th annual Bassmaster Classic will feature 56 highly accomplished anglers from 23 states in what promises to be one of the most hotly contested championships in history.
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See dramatic battles with tournament bass through the eyes of B.A.S.S. photographer James Overstreet.
Despite the dropping air temperatures, this is a great time to be on the water fishing.
Ricky Green's 14 straight Bassmaster Classic appearances made him Mr. Consistency. Now he needs some help.