Running the Classic race

Jul 26, 2005

Some anglers have won from the lead, while others have stormed back from behind to claim fishing's biggest prize.

2004 Bassmaster Classic: Omori leads

Jul 26, 2005

Thirty-four-year-old Takahiro Omori, a two-time Classic contender now living in Emory, Texas, became the first Japanese angler to lead the prestigious three-day world championship.

2004 Bassmaster Classic: Winner

Jul 26, 2005

Japanese pro Takahiro Omori conjured up some last-minute heroics Sunday to become the first non-American to win the Bassmaster Classic and capture the sport's world championship title.

2004 Bassmaster Classic: Patterns revealed

Mar 25, 2005

Adjusting to water movement. Adjusting to changing light conditions. Adjusting to an influx of muddy water. Adjusting to the unseen impact of spectator boat traffic. And more.

Spectator traffic at the Classic

Mar 16, 2005

The large crowds on Lake Wylie were a factor FOR THE 2004 cLASSIC

Classic practice brings mixed results

Mar 16, 2005

It was a day of contrasts in Charlotte for 2004 Bassmaster Classic on Lake Wylie

2004 Bassmaster Classic

Mar 9, 2005

The pinnacle of professional fishing is, of course the CITGO Bassmaster Classic, and in 2004 the Classic will be held on Lake Wylie near Charlotte, N.C. The winner of the Classic is sure to have his calendar fill up shortly after the win. Just ask 2003 Champ Michael Iaconelli. After winning the Classic, he reached the top of the sport and since then has been going non-stop.

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