Kevin VanDam wins the 2001 Bassmaster Classic.
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Day Two of the 2001 BASS Master Classic has Kevin VanDam in the lead by 10 ounces.
Storm's a brewin' between VanDam and Rook, it may make for a turbulent final day.
After all, he's considered one of bassing's greatest competitors, but the elusive Classic crown had always been missing from his trophy case.
Tropical Storm Barry is moving slowly toward the Big Easy with sustained winds of 40 mph. As a result, an official Tropical Storm Watch has been posted for the southeastern portion of Louisiana, which includes the Classic fishing waters.
On Friday, the Kalamazoo, Mich., pro took a giant step toward filling a key gap in his otherwise immaculate resume by moving into his first place after a rough and tumble Day 2 at the 31st BASS Masters Classic.
Even as he recited his list of potential disasters, however, Jay Yelas never truly exhibited any doubts that he would catch enough fish on the morrow and claim his first BASS Masters Classic world championship.
A hurricane threatening the Louisiana Gulf coast wasn't enough to prevent Kevin VanDam from claiming the world championship of professional angling in the 31st Bassmaster Classic. Classic XXXI (31) was held Aug. 2-4, 2001 at Louisiana Delta, LA.