His friends talked him into going on The Bachelor, but Byron Velvick just wanted to get back on the water.
Four Federation Nation states are recognized by BASS for their efforts in increasing membership.
36 World Championships are culled down to give us the Top 10 Classic moments.
The first Bassmaster Classic was held in Lake Mead, Nevada, in 1971. Bobby Murray of Hot Springs, Ark., won the inaugural Bassmaster Classic with a catch of 17 bass weighing 43 pounds, 11 ounces.