Ken Duke interviews Ed Harp and David Hunter Jones on covering the 2009 Bassmaster Classic.
Each year that Rick Clunn qualifies for the Bassmaster Classic, he is making history. He has appeared in more Classics than any angler and along the way he has scored four wins, another Classic record. In those four wins are the only back-to-back wins, his 1976 and 1977 victories. Clunn's Classic record is the stuff legends are made of, and each year offers him a host of chances at more records.
Holding a Classic at the Red River has proven to be controversial among anglers. Some believe a new Classic weight record will be caught, and others feel the drive to Shreveport isn't worth the gas. No one will know how it will fish for sure until later this week.
In this article, you can read how reigning Classic champ Alton Jones formulates a tournament-winning pattern during the official practice day for the 2009 Bassmaster Classic.
The Bassmaster Classic is the most talked about, covered, and anticipated event in all bass fishing. As such, it's only natural that the pros fishing the Classic want something special out of their baits come championship time. For the manufacturers who listen carefully to their pro staffs, this means new and different baits to combat the conditions on the waters wherever the Classic may be held.
In this article, you can read about Alton Jones' desire to match the only back-to-back Classic win.
Jelani "JJ" Hennessey hopes to fish all nine events in three Opens events as soon as his birthday comes around in January.