Just because there were so few keepers doesn't mean that the 2005 Bassmaster Classic was boring.
In this photo gallery, you'll find images from Day 3 of the 2005 Bassmaster Classic on the Three Rivers in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
Three of the anglers are at the 2002 Bassmaster Classic are anxious to begin the tournament on their home water.
Davy Hite is hoping to extend his winning 2002 season at the Classic.
Trip Weldon gives his tips for fishing the 2002 BASS Master Classic on Lay Lake.
As Brauer enjoyed the view from atop bass-fishing's highest mountains, a wild wave smashed into his boat while he competed in a 1999 tournament on Lake St. Clair near Detroit.
The Classic is the most prestigious, most watched, most exciting, most heavily anticipated, most publicized and the most lucrative tournament of all. It is simply the most important contest in competitive fishing.
Even as he recited his list of potential disasters, however, Jay Yelas never truly exhibited any doubts that he would catch enough fish on the morrow and claim his first BASS Masters Classic world championship.
Denny Brauer of Camdenton, MO., adds to recorded finishes of second, third, fourth and fifth places in his 15 previous Classics. Classic XXVIII (28) was held Aug. 6-8, 1998, in High Rock Lake, North Carolina.
Even though the poundage was down from the previous Classic on the same lake, no one could say this Classic was a humdrum affair. Classic XXIII (23) was held Aug. 12-14, 1993, in Lake Logan Martin, Alabama.