Two future presidents of the United States assisted at the weigh-in, and several Classic records were broken.
In 2003 when a landowner fired at him with a rifle, Klein turned around and found a safer area rather than risk his life and the life of his cameraman.
Stanley Mitchell of Fitzgerald, Georgia, is the Classic's youngest champion at 21, winning the 11th Bassmaster Classic.
If an athlete has set any records, you remember him and his golden number. This is about Rick Clunn's.
Hank Parker won the Bassmaster Classic IX with a flipping rod he borrowed from another competitor.
It's a good thing that the fish were still biting at 30 degrees at the sixth Bassmaster Classic in the Deep South. 30 being a record low temerature.
Bobby Murray explains his fishing technique for winning the title of World Champion.
These are the 31 champions in the history of the Bassmaster Classics along with additional facts of the competitions.
This article tells the history of Rick Clunn's career starting at the 1976 Bassmasteer Classic.
Rick Clunn was the first angler to win back-to-back Classics, and was quoted as saying " I want to perform consistently over many year." which he has done.