I just returned from the boat show at Richmond and was it ever an uplifting experience. The crowds were good and the interest in competitive fishing was high. I think that says something about our sport.
Hank Parker won the Bassmaster Classic IX with a flipping rod he borrowed from another competitor.
It's a good thing that the fish were still biting at 30 degrees at the sixth Bassmaster Classic in the Deep South. 30 being a record low temerature.
Bobby Murray explains his fishing technique for winning the title of World Champion.
These are the 31 champions in the history of the Bassmaster Classics along with additional facts of the competitions.
The 2009 season kicks-off on the Harris Chain of Lakes in Tavares, Florida with the Bassmaster Southern Open.
This article tells the history of Rick Clunn's career starting at the 1976 Bassmasteer Classic.
Rick Clunn was the first angler to win back-to-back Classics, and was quoted as saying " I want to perform consistently over many year." which he has done.
Rick Clunn has been involved in many of the Classic Countdowns, and this one is for rebounding to win the 1976 Bassmaster Classic with a one day catch of 33 pounds, 5 ounces.