In every respect, the 1984 Bassmaster Classic must be considered one of the premier fishing events of all-time. The 14th annual Classic was held Aug. 16-18, 1984, on the Arkansas River.
The Classic was held Nov. 3-5, 1976, at Lake Guntersville, Alabama
It only makes sense that bass fishing's greatest championship comes to one of the sport's best fisheries.
This year's Elite event marks B.A.S.S.' seventh professional tournament on Bull Shoals Reservoir.
Classic title helped make Tommy Martin's career, but in actuality he's among the fishing legends.
2011 Bassmaster Classic's statistics are record setting in many ways.
A look at Classic tournaments that's received plenty of attention.
The Bassmaster Classic is a tournament full of tradition and lore. With the 41st Classic this weekend, it's a good time to explore some of the old bromides about fishing's greatest championship.
MONTGOMERY, Ala. -- Riding along the Alabama River Friday, chasing competitors in the Toyota Trucks Championship Week and filing reports on the practice fishing for www.bassmaster.com, I was overwhelmed with memories of past days and events on this river.
In the toughest Classic to date, Larry Nixon outpaced a frustrated field. The Ohio River produced only five 6-bass limits over the three competition days.