The Bassmaster Classic is hard on home fishermen. It's has also been rough down through the years on "name" fishermen.
Editor's Note: Joe Mosby is the former Outdoors Editor of the Arkansas Gazette. He held that position for more than 30 years. In that time, he covered 26 Bassmaster Classics from 1974 to 1999. And is one of the longest, surviving members of the Classic Press Corps.