They say records are made to be broken. Some of these will fall in 2014 ... others will almost certainly live another year.
Most Classic fans know about the 10 pounds rule, but if you don't here it is: Each Classic competitor is allowed just 10 pounds of terminal tackle in the boat with him. That includes lures, sinkers, hooks and the like.
In 1970, Harold Sharp joined up with the Bass Anglers Sportsman Society.
I'm not an outdoor writer, but I have met and associated with all the great ones over the past 35 years. The one I know best and have spent the most time with is my friend Bob Cobb. This is about him.
When BASS got started, my fishing was mostly on Chickamauga and Nickajack lakes in 1967. Fishing was very good on all these lakes, and it got much better in the early 1970s with the arrival of aquatic vegetation.