Weather warnings barked out from bullhorns by BASS officials cautioned the boaters to be wary of today's forecast, calling for winds to gust to 35 mph from the south with damaging straight-line winds blowing across the area with the approach of a strong frontal passage.
Back in the day, the Harris Chain was a favorite stop for the pros and a hotbed for fans, igniting a mania the likes of which had never been seen before.
If you could use some inspiration for overcoming adversity, you need only look at the top of the Day One leaderboard
If it was your first time on a boat with a pro Thursday, you might as well have stayed off the water in the co-angler competition of the Sunshine Showdown.
Unlike the others, the winner of the 2008 Bassmaster Classic, Alton Jones, would not change a thing about his performance.
Kevin VanDam is very skeptical about the project weights anglers are predicting to win.
"It's unbelievable, dude," Kriet said. "I don't think anybody around here works.
South Carolina Legislators attend the 38th Annual Bassmaster Classic.
The Bassmaster Classic trophy made a lot of stops on the way to it's owner, Alton Jones.
The Bassmaster Lunker Club is a collection of photos submitted by members. This album features photos that were received during the month of April, 2008.