Counting bonus money for daily lunker prizes, Tommy Martin of Hemphill, Texas, pocketed $15,400 for winning the Classic. The fourth annual Bassmaster Classic was held Oct. 30-Nov. 1, 1974, at Wheeler Lake, Alabama.
Don Butler of Tulsa, Okla., claimed the Bassmaster Classic for his first tournament win, and a $10,000 check.
It only makes sense that bass fishing's greatest championship comes to one of the sport's best fisheries.
Ricky Green's 14 straight Bassmaster Classic appearances made him Mr. Consistency. Now he needs some help.
Ricky Green is a class act, and he needs our help now. I mean right now. Today.
How one man changed my life, and how you can help him.
Bass fishing luminary Ricky Green is in need of a life-saving lung transplant, and the bass fishing community is coming together for a "Hook, Line & Legends" fundraiser.
This year's Elite event marks B.A.S.S.' seventh professional tournament on Bull Shoals Reservoir.
We can all count Classic wins, but who's consistently competitive on fishing's biggest stage?
Classic title helped make Tommy Martin's career, but in actuality he's among the fishing legends.