Topics: Texas

Video: 1983 Bassmaster Classic

Jan 25, 2014

Larry Nixon of Hemphill, Texas, won the 13th Classic by only 10 ounces with a three-day weight of 18 pounds, 1 ounce. The 13th annual Bassmaster Classic was held Aug. 4-6, 1983.

Hop, skip, and a flop

Jan 24, 2014

Putting two good days of fishing together at the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Open on the Kissimmee Chain of Lakes is proving difficult, but Jeff Cloud has figured something out.

Let’s talk Florida bass

Jan 22, 2014

I’ve been hearing a lot lately about Florida bass fishing. Some anglers are saying the bite isn’t as good as it once was while others lament that they wish it was like it was 40 years ago.

Video: 1979 Bassmaster Classic

Jan 22, 2014

Hank Parker of Clover, S.C., caught 12 "keeper" bass (14 inches or longer) with a weight of 31 pounds to earn the Classic crown and the $25,000 paycheck. The ninth annual Bassmaster Classic was held Sept. 22-24, 1979, at Lake Texoma, Texas.

Video: 1977 Bassmaster Classic

Jan 20, 2014

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.

Video: 1976 Bassmaster Classic

Jan 19, 2014

For winning the sixth annual Bassmaster Classic, Rick Clunn of Montgomery, Texas, earned $25,000, half of the $50,000 total payout, for his catch of 59 pounds, 15 ounces. The Classic was held Nov. 3-5, 1976, at Lake Guntersville, Ala.

3 keys to cold water flipping

Jan 18, 2014

When the water is cold and most anglers are fishing steep bluffs or deep water, Davy Hite is quite content to stay shallow and flip the cover.

Video: 1974 Bassmaster Classic

Jan 17, 2014

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.

Seth Feider’s Elite mission

Jan 15, 2014

Minnesotan Seth Feider is on a mission to qualify for the Elite Series through the Bass Pro Shops Bassmaster Opens.

Lake Fork produces lunker after lunker

Jan 13, 2014

Lake Fork produced its third Toyota ShareLunker of the season Sunday night.

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