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In this article, you can read the general schedule and information for events for the 2005 Bassmaster Classic.
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"It was the landmark accomplishment of my career," said 1991 champion Ken Cook. "It was the achievement that brought me to the top of the mountain professionally and has made a big difference in the rest of my life."
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Part of the lore and allure of the CITGO Bassmaster Classic has always been the storybook participation of the fishermen who climb through the BASS Federation amateur ranks to earn a shot at winning professional fishing's crowning event.
2005 CITGO Bassmaster Classic Payout
"I wasn't always fishing to win, and that was a direct departure from previous years," Clunn said. "I was going for quality fish instead of using my knowledge, and I just wasn't having fun."
Having the Classic "made" at such an early date takes some of the pressure off