With the 2015 GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by GoPro behind us, now we can look back with 20/20 hindsight at Bassmaster Fantasy Fishing teams we created.
See the Classic anglers battle it out on Lake Hartwell on the final day of the 2015 GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by GoPro.
2004 Bassmaster Classic winner Takahiro Omori holds a razor-thin lead over Dean Rojas, Michael Iaconelli, and defending Classic champion Randy Howell.
Day 2 just didn't produce the same bite for Dean Rojas, who had no complaints about his performance or missed opportunities Saturday.
The appreciation for David Walker's life-saving act continued Friday with a commendation from the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers. Earlier this week Walker rescued Brandon Ardister after his boat sank 300 yards offshore on Lake Hartwell.
Arizona angler Dean Rojas wowed the crowd at Bon Secours Wellness Arena in Greenville, S.C., with five Lake Hartwell bass that weighed 21 pounds, 2 ounces despite frigid temperatures that were in the neighborhood of 10 degrees just before takeoff at Green Pond Landing in Anderson.
Bassmaster tournaments rarely turn out as the pundits predict. It’s not necessarily because we’re uninformed, but rather because the anglers are great from top to bottom, the information superhighway has leveled the field, and conditions are typically unpredictable.
Take a look at the Classic anglers as they come off the water on Day 1.
At Classic Media Day, we asked the competitors and others for their best guesses at the Classic winning weight. Here's what they said.