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.
The name is Hibdon. Two of the titles (Classic championships) belong to Guido, 1988 on the James River, and Dion, 1997 on Logan Martin Lake. Guido’s grandson and Dion’s son, Payden, has a Junior title. He won the Junior Bassmaster World Championship on the Harris Chain of Lakes in 2006.
The Bassmaster Classic is the Super Bowl of bass fishing, and like the Super Bowl it's sometimes a nail biter and sometimes a blowout.
This 15,263-acre impoundment on the Coosa River is about 30 miles east of Birmingham and directly below Neely Henry.
Mike Iaconelli was feeling good about his first few hours of practice for Bassmaster Elite Series Toyota Trucks All-Star Week competition.
Besides it being 37 days until the 2009 Bassmaster Classic, there are some other memorable events attached to this number.
Bryan Kerchal, a Classic that people will not soon forget.
Here are some highlights from the last 35 years of Classics that you can WOW your fishing buddies with.