Jacob Powroznik credits 75 percent of the money he's won as a pro fisherman to the versatility of a spinning rig.
Ken Cook, moved from ninth to fourth to first to win the 1991 Bassmaster Classic with a 15-bass limit weighing 33 pounds, 2 ounces. The Classic was held Aug. 22-24, 1991 on the Chesapeake Bay in Maryland.
Hank Parker of Denver, N.C., won the 19th annual Bassmaster Classic, held on the James River for the second consecutive year.
After three days of dogged determination, Guido Hibdon, the runner-up in the year's Bassmaster Angler of the Year race, won with a three-day catch weighing 28 pounds, 8 ounces to obtain the crown for the 18th Classsic. The tournament was held Aug. 25-27, 1988.
Charlie Reed, 51, of Broken Bow, Okla., became the oldest angler at that time to win a Classic, with a 21-bass, 23-pound, 9-ounce creel. The 16th annual Bassmaster Classic was held Aug. 14-16, 1986, in Chickamauga, Tenn.
Opens anglers spend another day on Lake Champlain looking for the bag that will have them fishing on the final day.
What do the first Open and my quest for the 2015 Bassmaster Elite Series have in common? They’re both over.
The opportunity to fish with Woo Daves while the Virginia pro practiced for a Bassmaster Classic left a lasting impression on a young Jacob Powroznik.
See how the anglers fared on the final day of the 2014 Bass Pro Shops Southern Open #2.