Arkansas' Bobby Murray won the first ever Bassmaster Classic in 1971 held in Nevada.
Rick Clunn advises to never underestimate the angler's that you're fishing against.
36 World Championships are culled down to give us the Top 10 Classic moments.
The Classic is the most prestigious, most watched, most exciting, most heavily anticipated, most publicized and the most lucrative tournament of all. It is simply the most important contest in competitive fishing.
The first Bassmaster Classic was held in Lake Mead, Nevada, in 1971. Bobby Murray of Hot Springs, Ark., won the inaugural Bassmaster Classic with a catch of 17 bass weighing 43 pounds, 11 ounces.