Mike Iaconelli with a 2 3/4-pounder. It's No. 3 for Ike. Things are heating up! Photo by Bassmaster Marshal Jimmy Rogers.
On October 22, 1971, Bobby Murray won the first Bassmaster Classic on Lake Mead. In traveling to the event, the 24 qualifiers were put on a plane in Atlanta and not informed of their destination until the plane was airborne.