One of the 'bad', or sad events of 2007 was Jerry McKinnis retiring his "Fishing Hole".
The 2007 BASS Federation Nation Championship doesn't look anything like the first incarnation of the tournament in 1973.
"The Classic! Oh, man, that's a dream come true," Bobby said. "My ultimate goal since I was three years old was to make the Classic."
Read about John Powell, one of BASS' first members and Tournament Trail stars, and his 16 year professional fishing career.