Hank Parker of Denver, N.C., won the 19th annual Bassmaster Classic, held on the James River for the second consecutive year.
In every respect, the 1984 Bassmaster Classic must be considered one of the premier fishing events of all-time. The 14th annual Classic was held Aug. 16-18, 1984, on the Arkansas River.
Hank Parker of Clover, S.C., caught 12 "keeper" bass (14 inches or longer) with a weight of 31 pounds to earn the Classic crown and the $25,000 paycheck. The ninth annual Bassmaster Classic was held Sept. 22-24, 1979, at Lake Texoma, Texas.
See 2013 Bassmaster Rookie of the Year Hank Cherry stacked up against our 20 Questions.
Don Barone talks to 2013 Bassmaster Rookie of the Year Hank Cherry about the moments in life that REALLY count.
Narrated by Ken Duke, this slideshow takes a look at the history of the Toyota Bassmaster Angler of the Year award.
He's been Rookie of the Year, nearly won AOY in 2012 and won the very first All-Star Week competition, but 20 Questions is where you'll get to know Tennessee's Ott DeFoe.
Has Cliff Pace collected his trophy yet? If not, it may be just a formality.
I grew up in the era where men had specific roles in life.
You don't have to qualify for more than one Bassmaster Classic to leave your mark on the sport's greatest championship. These anglers did it even though they were one and done.