Jay Yelas' performance dominated on Alabama's Lay Lake as he became the first angler to claim the big bass on each day of Classic competition.
The standings changed every day, and especially in the final round, as David Fritts of Lexington, N.C., weighed in a three-day catch of 48 pounds, 6 ounces and became the 23rd Classic champion.
Robert Hamilton Jr., of Brandon, Miss., caught 59 pounds, 6 ounces, the third-highest Classic creel ever.
In this article, you can read about Dave Wolak's best and worst in the 2007 fishing season.
Read how the 12th attempt brought victory to Jay Yelas as he won his first Bassmaster Classic tournament on Lay Lake, Alabama.
BIRMINGHAM — Kalamazoo's Kevin VanDam lived up to his reputation as the "Tiger Woods" of bass fishing, roaring from 19th place into the lead as the Bassmaster Classic heads into today's final round on Lay Lake. In Tiger-like fashion, VanDam put together a rally to catch 19 pounds, 14 ounces Saturday — including the 5 pound, 7 ounce lunker of the day — to take a slim 9-ounce lead with 32 pounds, 15 ounces.
Gerald Swindle is not a happy angler, and he is paying the ultimate price for his recklessness.
Just how did Boyd Duckett out-fish the world's best at the 2007 Bassmaster Classic?
The temperature rise could bring largemouth bass into play in the pros' strategies despite the fact that Lay Lake has a large population of spotted bass.
Read how on Day Two of the Bassmaster Classic, Kevin Van Dam pulled out two sea monsters to a standing ovation.