In this article, you can read how Bryan Kerchal, an amateur, won the 24th Classic title before a record weigh-in crowd.
This is a great fishery and these guys are the best of the best when it comes to catching bass. The guys at the top will have heavy sacks all three days.
After the success of his country music debut with the song "Fisherman," Elite Series pro Casey Ashley, 24, of Donalds, S.C., is now making his country music video debut.
Two of the strangest days of bass fishing in Kelly Jordon's long and distinguished career came on the Red River.
The standings changed every day, and especially in the final round, as David Fritts of Lexington, N.C., weighed in a three-day catch of 48 pounds, 6 ounces and became the 23rd Classic champion.
Clunn has clearly been the most accomplished angler in Bassmaster Classic history. With back-to-back wins in 1976 and 1977, he established himself as the first Classic-created superstar in the sport.
The 23-year-old Bryan Kerchal worked as a short order cook in Connecticut and was living his dream fishing the Classic.
In 2009 he'll be fishing his 10th Bassmaster Classic and vying for a seventh straight Top 10 finish in the Angler of the Year race.
Robert Hamilton Jr., of Brandon, Miss., caught 59 pounds, 6 ounces, the third-highest Classic creel ever.
Well, we have to correct that situation, and this seems like the perfect time and place to do it. The following 17 haiku (plus one to lead into tomorrow's story) tell some of the stories of the Classic.