Every summer big tournaments take place on the TVA lakes and every summer we have squabbles among every permutation of pros, recreational anglers and spectators.
Charlie Reed, 51, of Broken Bow, Okla., became the oldest angler at that time to win a Classic, with a 21-bass, 23-pound, 9-ounce creel. The 16th annual Bassmaster Classic was held Aug. 14-16, 1986, in Chickamauga, Tenn.
The Open on Douglas Lake was a tough experience for me. But I think I’m a better fisherman today than I was before it started.
Powroznik, Mullins and Horton are underrated pros who are likely to shine on Chickamauga.
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.