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Classic XXXII - July 25-27, 2002

Feb 14, 2009

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.

1993 Bassmaster Classic

Feb 5, 2009

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.

1992 Bassmaster Classic

Feb 4, 2009

Robert Hamilton Jr., of Brandon, Miss., caught 59 pounds, 6 ounces, the third-highest Classic creel ever.

Team Tundra: Dave Wolak My Best and Worst

Aug 26, 2008

In this article, you can read about Dave Wolak's best and worst in the 2007 fishing season.

Jay Yelas claims the Classic crown

Mar 4, 2008

Read how the 12th attempt brought victory to Jay Yelas as he won his first Bassmaster Classic tournament on Lay Lake, Alabama.

VanDam climbs into Classic lead

Feb 24, 2008

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.

Swindle's Day 2 catch disqualified

Dec 27, 2007

Gerald Swindle is not a happy angler, and he is paying the ultimate price for his recklessness.

Oh Boyd, What A Classic

Jun 5, 2007

Just how did Boyd Duckett out-fish the world's best at the 2007 Bassmaster Classic?

2007 Bassmaster Classic: Practice

Apr 4, 2007

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.

Big bag gives VanDam Day 2 lead in Classic

Mar 14, 2007

Read how on Day Two of the Bassmaster Classic, Kevin Van Dam pulled out two sea monsters to a standing ovation.

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