Shaw Grigsby's fourth trip in a decorated 30-year pro angling career to the picturesque 19,300-acre desert reservoir known as Lake Havasu promises to be his best tournament yet.
I’m not usually a big proponent of local advantage in Elite Series tournaments, but in this case, I think some past experience will come in handy. It’s going to be a track meet where a track record will help.
The 2015 Elite series pros strike a pose for the camera during registration for the first Elite event of the season. Say cheese!
Don't let Terry Scroggins and Dennis Tietje get away.
A full field and a huge crowd of eager anglers get ready to head out on to Ross Barnett for the 2015 Bass Pro Shops Central Open #1.
Cliff Pace was injured last year, but he won the last Classic he competed in.
It had been Boyd Duckett's goal to join the Bassmaster Elite Series tour for some time, but first he had to attend to more important things. The 37th annual Bassmaster Classic tournament was held Feb. 23-25, 2007, in Birmingham, Ala.
Davy Hite won the 29th Classic with a three-day total of 15 bass weighing 55 pounds, 10 ounces; 9-15 more than runner-up Denny Brauer. The Classic was held July 29-31, 1999, in Louisiana Delta, La.
Charlie Reed, 51, of Broken Bow, Okla., became the oldest angler at that time to win a Classic, with a 21-bass, 23-pound, 9-ounce creel. The 16th annual Bassmaster Classic was held Aug. 14-16, 1986, in Chickamauga, Tenn.
They say records are made to be broken, but some -- like Cy Young's 511 Major League wins -- seem destined to last forever. Either way, Rick Clunn's 28 consecutive Bassmaster Classic appearances will be with us for a long, long time.