When the 35th edition of the Bassmaster Classic ended, a pair of highly accomplished pros found themselves in very familiar positions. Classic XXXV was held July 29-31, 2005 in Pittsburgh Pennsylvania.
In this photo gallery, you'll find images from Day 2 of the 2005 Bassmaster Classic on the Three Rivers in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
In this photo gallery, you'll find images from Day 1 of the 2005 Bassmaster Classic on the Three Rivers in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
The pros are hoping to have better luck fishing the Classic at Three Rivers than they had at practice.
Read about the beginnings of the Classic as the idea sprang from the fertile and adventurous mind of Ray Scott.
"It was the landmark accomplishment of my career," said 1991 champion Ken Cook. "It was the achievement that brought me to the top of the mountain professionally and has made a big difference in the rest of my life."
"I wasn't always fishing to win, and that was a direct departure from previous years," Clunn said. "I was going for quality fish instead of using my knowledge, and I just wasn't having fun."