The 2008 Bassmaster Classic was a new experience for a few anglers that qualified through other organizations.
Jeff Freeman, a sheriff from Virginia, is headed to the 2008 Bassmaster Classic.
Starting on the lower end of Lake Toho, Freeman caught a limit of keeper bass before moving to the middle part of the lake, where he hauled in three bigger fish that allowed him to cull the smaller keepers.
In this photo gallery you will see images of the 2007 federation nation championship on the Kissimmee chain of lakes in Florida. It is the second day weigh in.
The computer operator's dream is to qualify for the Bassmaster Classic, bass fishing's premier event, and he has a chance.
While it's too early to anoint Brown as the Federation Nation's newest star, the energetic and charismatic angler from Shirley, Mass., took a step in that direction with Thursday's best catch.