The tournament hype before the 2014 GEICO Bassmaster Classic predicted loads of big bass and plenty of heavy limits. It was a lot to live up to. Despite the coldest winter in decades and frigid water temperatures, Guntersville put on a show.
We need to take a closer look at the Classic records and give them some perspective.
Garrick Dixon's top 20 casting photos from the 2014 GEICO Bassmaster Classic on Lake Guntersville.
Day 2 on Lake Guntersville found Randall Tharp fighting to stay atop the leaderboard.
If you were in attendance at the GEICO Bassmaster Classic, you couldn't miss the GEICO Gecko.
How does Randy Howell's Classic win stack up against the 43 championships that preceded it? Pretty well, indeed!
Get up close to the Classic action as Brandon Palaniuk lands a nice Guntersville bass on Day 2.
Don Barone addresses an open letter to Randy and Robin Howell, parents of Oakley and Laker, as they embark on Randy's year as reigning Classic champion.
Gerald Swindle may have had a disappointing Classic, but he left quite an impression.
Bassmaster Magazine editor James Hall interviews some of the biggest names in fishing.