Open anglers get started in the Northern Open #2.
Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Open angler Mark Hicks takes a look back at the James River competition.
Finishing last in a Bassmaster Classic is no disgrace. You might be surprised at some of the last-place finishers.
Dion Hibdon's final day tally of 11 pounds, 12 ounces was enough to give him a 1-ounce victory over BASS Federation angler Dalton Bobo. Classic XXVII (27) was held Aug. 7-9, 1997, at Logan Martin Lake, Alabama.
The Classic was held Aug. 22-24, 1991on the Chesapeake Bay, in Maryland.
Baseball had the Curse of the Bambino and still has the Curse of the Billy Goat. In fishing, there's the Curse of the Bassmaster Classic Local Favorite.
Rick Clunn of Montgomery, Texas, claimed his fourth Classic crown on Aug. 25, 1990, in James River, Virginia.
Hank Parker won the 19th annual Bassmaster Classic, held on the James River for the second consecutive year.
The 16th annual Bassmaster Classic was held Aug. 14-16, 1986, in Chickamauga, Tennessee.