After the appearance of outboard motors it didn't take long for people to start racing them. By the 1950's stock outboard racing was in its heyday.
In 1992, at the Bassmaster Classic on Logan Martin, Guido Hibdon met the tomato lady. During the competition Guido commented on how nice her garden looked. The next day when he arrived to fish the dock he found a paper sack filled with tomatoes.
Bill Dance, Jimmy Houston, Roland Martin and Hank Parker have all successfully built television careers from their past tournament triumphs. Are they as competitive with each other on the TV screen as they were on the tournament circuit?
Virgil Ward was the pioneer of outdoor television and his efforts are still recognized today.
Tournament bass fishing began with the notion of a "good ole boy's club". Women just didn't compete. The sport stayed that way until 1991 when the Corp of Engineers forced B.A.S.S. into having a woman compete on Missouri's Truman Lake.
It's the ever running the debate, what's more important the Angler of the Year title or the Bassmaster Classic Championship?
In 1932 George Perry set a World Record by catching a 22 lb. 4 oz. Largemouth bass, a record that unbelievably still stands today!
What could Alton Jones do to trigger some bites?
Should Davy Hite continue a safe pattern, or take a chance for a bigger reward?
What would be the correct lure for Denny Brauer to choose?