The Classic dream of Frank Scalish didn't crumble on Friday when the Cleveland angler was trimmed from the 52-man field in the 32nd annual CITGO BASSMASTER Classic. It was just put on hold.
2005 CITGO Bassmaster Pro Tour Lake Tohopekaliga, Fla.
Day 1: Frank Scalish 2002 Classic daily diary
It was a day of contrasts in Charlotte for 2004 Bassmaster Classic on Lake Wylie
Citing a lack of evidence, prosecutors have rejected charges against a man accused of firing a shotgun over a professional bass angler's boat during last year's CITGO Bassmaster Classic.
Cole Garrett going home for 2003 Bassmaster Classic
Takahiro Omori continues to make history
The pinnacle of professional fishing is, of course the CITGO Bassmaster Classic, and in 2004 the Classic will be held on Lake Wylie near Charlotte, N.C. The winner of the Classic is sure to have his calendar fill up shortly after the win. Just ask 2003 Champ Michael Iaconelli. After winning the Classic, he reached the top of the sport and since then has been going non-stop.