The 16th annual Bassmaster Classic was held Aug. 14-16, 1986, in Chickamauga, Tennessee.
Committing full time to the Bassmaster Tournament Trail at a late stage in his life is former Classic champion Charlie Reed's biggest regret of his career.
Anglers adjust to changing weather conditions on Day Two as they compete for a classic berth at Lake Guntersville, Alabama. Weights were down across the board.
With fishing conditions made difficult by low oxygen levels from a summer-long drought, only ounces separated the top positions.