The B.A.S.S. headquarters office that Dave Precht walked into for the first time, 36 years ago this week, was filled with smoke, typewriters and secretaries in high heels.
Fishing just a long cast away from the launch ramp, George Cochran caught 14 bass that weighed 15 pounds, 5 ounces, the second lowest winning poundage in Bassmaster Classic history. The 17th annual Classic was held Aug.13-15, 1987, in Ohio River, Ky.
What's different and unusual about the 2015 Bassmaster Classic is who won't be there.
In every respect, the 1984 Bassmaster Classic must be considered one of the premier fishing events of all-time. The 14th annual Classic was held Aug. 16-18, 1984, on the Arkansas River.
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 this week's Southern Open #1 beginning Thursday, we take a look at the memorable moments from previous Toho tournaments.
With the 2015 GEICO Bassmaster Classic quickly approaching, Randy Howell goes back and shares memories from his first Classic.
The 2015 Bassmaster Elite Series field is now set with a mixture of well-known veteran pros and young up-and-comers ready to zig-zag the country.
The first "full" set of fishing cards came out in 1990 when "Big League Bass" put out 60 cards covering most of the big-name pros of the day.