Ever since he joined the pro tour in 1999, Michael Iaconelli has never forgotten his competitive angling roots, even after winning the 2003 Bassmaster Classic world title and now his more recent 2006 BASS Angler of the Year title. Last month, Iaconelli made a trip back to those humble roots when he made a guest appearance at a meeting of the New Jersey BASS Federation Nation.
It all comes down to one question. Does it have the guts? You're invited to prove it for yourself. Put the powerful all-new 2007 Toyota Tundra to the test — drive it, haul a payload and tow 10,000 pounds.
Of the two dozen Bassmaster Classics that he has fished and lost a streak that stretches back to his first in 1979 Gary Klein figures that he should have won perhaps three.
BASS has hosted 36 Bassmaster Classics in its illustrious history and not one has featured a winner that hailed from the state the marquee event was held in.
When the 37th annual Bassmaster Classic unfolds on Lay Lake Feb. 23-25, it will be familiar waters for some of the highly accomplished tournament field.
More than one champion will be crowned during Classic week.
2007 Bassmaster Classic Sweet Home Alabama For Nine Contenders
After 36 years, Bassmaster Classic has earned its name and its spotlight
Dedicated bass readers submit photos of their 'lunkers.' This album contains images submitted for the February, 2007 instalment of the Lunker Club.