The tournament hype before the 2014 GEICO Bassmaster Classic predicted loads of big bass and plenty of heavy limits. It was a lot to live up to. Despite the coldest winter in decades and frigid water temperatures, Guntersville put on a show.
We need to take a closer look at the Classic records and give them some perspective.
Eager anglers gather at launch on Day 1 of the Bass Pro Shops Southern Open #2 presented by Allstate on Smith Lake.
Garrick Dixon's top 20 casting photos from the 2014 GEICO Bassmaster Classic on Lake Guntersville.
It looks like Smith Lake was good to the Opens anglers during practice earlier this week; see what they're looking forward to on Day 1 of the Bass Pro Shops Southern Open #2 presented by Allstate.
There will be a lot of responsibility that will come to the first female Elite Series qualifier, whoever it may be.
Day 2 on Lake Guntersville found Randall Tharp fighting to stay atop the leaderboard.
David Walker can't hide his joy at landing a big Guntersville bass.
If you were in attendance at the GEICO Bassmaster Classic, you couldn't miss the GEICO Gecko.
Could be J Todd Tucker is the most pumped pro in the 108-man Bassmaster Elite Series field.