Incredibly, the 1987 Bassmaster Classic was won with just 15 pounds 5 ounces. And it took 14 fish to get there.
Fishing his Carolina rig Do Nothing worm along a sandbar, Chancellor caught seven-bass limits during the first hour of fishing each of the first two days.
In the toughest Classic to date, Larry Nixon outpaced a frustrated field. The Ohio River produced only five 6-bass limits over the three competition days.
These are the 31 champions in the history of the Bassmaster Classics along with additional facts of the competitions.
Besides it being 37 days until the 2009 Bassmaster Classic, there are some other memorable events attached to this number.
Find out why George Cochran is all about buzzbaits.
What should George Cochran do to improve his catches with buzzbaits?
Challenging best describes the 2003-2004 tournament season as new qualifying formats, stiff competition, unpredictable weather and diverse waters put the competitors to the test.
Bassmaster.com asked local tournament anglers Mark Perry and Chad Tregellas what to expect from the qualifiers-only event that will award the winner $250,000.
In this article, you can read about Trip Weldon, one of central Alabama's most talented bass anglers and his analysis of the upcoming 2002 Bassmasters Classic on Lay Lake.