I attended my first Classic in 2002, the year Jay Yelas won the event on Lay Lake by swimming a jig around shallow shoreline cover. Because it was a new experience for me, a newspaper journalist covering it for my paper's sports section, everything seemed significant. I loved seeing the anglers enter the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex arena as their favorite song blared over the loudspeakers.
BASS pro, Randy Howell's passion for his sport pays off in Bonus Bucks.
Bonus Bucks help ease the pain of Russ Lane's Bassmaster Classic finish.
Michael Iaconelli's 'panic box' is what keeps him calm.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. -- The 2009 Toyota Tundra Bassmaster Angler of the Year, Kevin VanDam of Kalamazoo, Mich., added another accolade to his career, winning the 40th Bassmaster Classic on Lay Lake.
Beginning in 2011,Randy Howell will prominently display the King's Home logo.
The best part of bass fishing for Matt Herren is the thrill of the hunt.
I couldn't drive, I had to park, and all I could do was to listen to the child who had been blown up in the desert, and who told an old disbelieving guy that he was going to fish someday, that he was going to fish tournaments, and that he was going to win. And then, did just that.
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