The eighth annual Bassmaster Classic championship was held Oct. 25-27, 1978, at the Ross Barnett Reservoir, in Mississippi.
Reed attained fishing fame in August 1986 when he won the very first Bassmaster Classic in which he competed.
I suppose every angler has a story about a fish that got away that sticks with him for years. I know that I do.
With fishing conditions made difficult by low oxygen levels from a summer-long drought, only ounces separated the top positions.
Bobby Murray explains his fishing technique for winning the title of World Champion.