A lot has changed since I wrote my first column for Bassmaster.com. I guess you could say that is an understatement. Randy has won the Classic, and my world has done a complete 360!
You know, a positive mindset and confidence in your game plan goes a long way in guiding a fisherman through the pressures and challenges of tournament competition. From my recent experience at the 2014 GEICO Bassmaster Classic, I can tell you that these things also help you deal with the letdowns that are just part of life.
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Every angler dreams of catching bass after giant bass like Randy Howell did on Sunday, becoming the 2014 Bassmaster Classic champ!
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Randy Howell is our new champion. Bass fishing couldn’t have a better one, and he couldn’t have a better family to support him.
Twenty years ago, B.A.S.S. Nation champion Bryan Kerchal won the Bassmaster Classic on North Carolina’s High Rock Lake. This week, the Nation’s Paul Mueller, another son of the Nutmeg State, threatened to match Kerchal’s feat but ultimately fell short by a pound.
Catch up with the pros in the Expo -- meeting fans and signing autographs!
No one had ever come from as far back as 11th place to win the Bassmaster Classic on the final day before Randy Howell did it Sunday. Like everything that occurred over the three days of competition, Howell seemed to have a feeling it was going to happen.
After 27 of these Classics it never really gets old watching a new champion hoist the trophy and make a victory lap.