With water temps in the 40s and air temps in the single digits, a misstep that leads to falling out of the boat could be fatal.
Brauer entered the 1998 Bassmaster Classic with 10 tournament victories and the 1987 Angler of the Year crown already on his resume.
In the days leading up to the Bassmaster Classic, many competitors said they were hoping weather conditions would take a nasty turn to level the playing field. They may have said it too many times.
Cliff Pace was injured last year, but he won the last Classic he competed in.
The anticipated record cold weather is generating a noteworthy media buzz for Day 1 of the GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by GoPro.
Whether you’re on-site or at home, there are so many ways to watch the Bassmaster Classic.
Before turning its full attention to this week's GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by GoPro, B.A.S.S. took time to honor last year’s winners with the annual “Night of Champions” dinner Wednesday at the Hyatt Regency.
The reviews were definitely mixed concerning the value of Wednesday's final practice on Lake Hartwell before Friday's start of the 2015 GEICO Bassmaster Classic presented by GoPro.
In his first Classic, Bobby Lane showed great things to come. Now he’s come full circle, hoping he can finish the deal. Since the AOY championship, Bobby Lane has had Lake Hartwell on his mind. It was in his thoughts for some time after the 2008 Classic there, but dominates now as the 2015 GEICO Bassmaster Classic approaches. “It’s where it all started," said the Florida angler. "My first experience at Lake Hartwell was probably one of the most memorable Classics I’ve ever had in my life."