Rick Clunn of Montgomery, Texas, became the first angler to win back-to-back Classics with a catch of 27 pounds, 7 ounces. The seventh annual Bassmaster Classic was held Oct. 26-28, 1977, at Lake Toho, Fla.
Counting bonus money for daily lunker prizes, Tommy Martin of Hemphill, Texas, pocketed $15,400 for winning the Classic. The fourth annual Bassmaster Classic was held Oct. 30-Nov. 1, 1974, at Wheeler Lake, Alabama.
The fourth annual Kurt Dove’s Pro-Bass Camp for anglers ages 13 to 18 will take place June 23-27, 2015, on Texas’ Lake Amistad.
I caught an astounding 25 pounds, 1 ounce in one day on Lake Toho by using a technique that’s often overlooked — swimming a Texas rigged worm.
Flipping and pitching are dominant ways to catch giant Florida bass, but an array of techniques paid off during the Southern Open on Lake Toho and the Kissimmee Chain of Lakes.
On the borders of South Carolina and Georgia lies Lake Hartwell, and you can expect it’s going to be a great show at the 2015 GEICO Bassmaster Classic, Feb. 20-22.
Depending upon where they live, fans can watch us catch largemouth or smallmouth bass from rivers and lakes as well as up against oceans on both coasts.
The 2015 Bassmaster Elite Series field is now set with a mixture of well-known veteran pros and young up-and-comers ready to zig-zag the country.
With our 10th anniversary coming up, I thought it might be a good time to share a story from the first Elite Series tournament on Lake Amistad. It fits well with Christmas, too, because I certainly received a present on the second day of that event. My mindset going into that tournament was a little different than what it had been. When I was invited to participate in the Elite Series, I knew it was a wonderful opportunity. I also knew there were decisions to make.
The Texas rig is a good choice when fish are in the grass or along the bottom.