Topics: Bobby Murray

Cast From the Past: 1977 B.A.S.S. Champs

Jun 10, 2014

Almost since the beginning, B.A.S.S. has worked to shake things up with different tournament formats

How to watch Day One of the Classic

Feb 21, 2014

Sure, you know how to watch a bass tournament, but this isn't just any bass tournament. It's the Bas

Murray surprises HOF with gift

Feb 21, 2014

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. — Bobby Murray gave an unexpected rousing start to the annual Bass Fishing Hall of Fame induction ceremony. Murray won the first Bassmaster Classic in 1971, and on Thursday evening he donated the trophy to the future facility, to be built in Cullman, Ala. "I've been shining this thing for 43 years like it was Aladdin's lamp," Murray said. "It's brought lots of good luck to me. That's why I want to turn it over to the Bass Fishing Hall of Fame."

Video: 1978 Bassmaster Classic

Jan 21, 2014

The eighth annual Bassmaster Classic championship was held Oct. 25-27, 1978, at the Ross Barnett Res

Video: 1971 Bassmaster Classic

Jan 14, 2014

The first Bassmaster Classic was held in Lake Mead, Nevada, in 1971. Bobby Murray of Hot Springs, Ar

Classic retro: 1978 with Martin and Martin

Oct 18, 2013

Thirty-five years ago this week Roland Martin and Tommy Martin competed on Ross Barnett Reservoir fo

First Classic champ talks topwater

Aug 17, 2013

If you're a bass fisherman and you don't have a Zara Spook in your box, you don't know what you're m

Classic collapses

Feb 18, 2013

The Bassmaster Classic is a tournament where heroes are made and winners become household names. But

The best who never won a Classic

Feb 17, 2013

For every Rayo Breckenridge, Jack Hains or Jack Chancellor (who all won a Classic yet are mostly unk

One hit wonders

Feb 15, 2013

You don't have to qualify for more than one Bassmaster Classic to leave your mark on the sport's gre

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