The eighth annual Bassmaster Classic championship was held Oct. 25-27, 1978, at the Ross Barnett Reservoir, in Mississippi.
For winning the sixth annual Bassmaster Classic, Rick Clunn of Montgomery, Texas, earned $25,000, half of the $50,000 total payout, for his catch of 59 pounds, 15 ounces. The Classic was held Nov. 3-5, 1976, at Lake Guntersville, Ala.
The fifth annual Bassmaster Classic Championship was held Oct. 29-31, 1975, in Currituck Sound, North Carolina.
B.A.S.S. announces the official site of the 2015 Bassmaster Classic.
And the location for the 2015 Bassmaster Classic is...
B.A.S.S. and South Carolina officials, including Gov. Nikki R. Haley, announced in a special press conference that Greenville and Lake Hartwell have been selected as the sites for the 2015 Bassmaster Classic.
As winner of the '08 Classic at Lake Hartwell, Elite Series pro Alton Jones is excited to try to repeat his success in 2015.
Rayo Breckenridge of Paragould, Ark., out fished the 1973 Classic field of 26 fishermen to earn a $15,000 paycheck. The third annual Bassmaster Classic was held Oct. 24-26, 1973, at Clarks Hill, in South Carolina.
Former Classic champ Chris Lane talks to Tommy Sanders about getting back to the big show, this time in his own backyard.
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.